Pleurodont

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Pleurodont is a formation of the teeth that are fused (ankylosed) by their sides to the inner surface of the jaw bones.[1] This formation is common in the order Squamata.

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  1. ^ Plough, F. H. et al. (2002) Vertebrate Life, 6th Ed. Prentice Hall Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ. ISBN 0-13-041248-1

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