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Q522) Which of the following terms describe human dentition ? [NEET 2018]

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Homodont dentition is found in the majority of vertebrates such as fish, amphibia and reptiles

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Pleurodont found in iguanids and varanids. These teeth are continually shed and replaced by new teeth forming at the lingual side of the base.
In some mammals, only one set of teeth develops in their life time and this condition is called Monophyodont, e.g., Marsupials retain all their milk teeth except last premolars, the toothed whales (Odontoceti), some rodents
Homodont dentition is found in the majority of vertebrates such as fish, amphibia and reptiles

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Pleurodont found in iguanids and varanids. These teeth are continually shed and replaced by new teeth forming at the lingual side of the base.

Thecodont: Teeth are present in the sockets of the jaw bone called alveoli Diphyodont: Teeth erupts twice, temporary milk or deciduous teeth are replaced by a set of permanent or adult teeth. Heterodont dentition: Dentition consists of different types of teeth namely incisors, canine, premolars and molars.
Answer : (b)