diphyodont


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di·phy·o·dont

 (dī-fī′ə-dŏnt′)
adj.
Having two successive sets of teeth, deciduous and permanent.

[From Greek diphuēs, double (di-, two; see di-1) + phuein, to grow; see bheuə- in Indo-European roots + -odont.]

diphyodont

(ˈdɪfɪəʊˌdɒnt)
adj
(Zoology) having two successive sets of teeth, as mammals (including man). Compare polyphyodont
[C19: from Greek diphuēs double (see diphycercal) + -odont]

diph•y•o•dont

(ˈdɪf i əˌdɒnt)

adj.
having two successive sets of teeth, as most mammals.
[1850–55; < Greek diphy(ḗs) double, twofold (di- di-1 + -phyēs, derivative of phyein to produce, grow) + -odont]
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Swine have both deciduous and permanent dentitions (diphyodont), and their tooth structure is similar to that of humans.
All these species are diphyodont. Macaques, baboons and chimpanzees have the same dental formula as humans.
(9) All dogs are diphyodont with deciduous and permanent dentition.