Pedicellate teeth

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Pedicellate teeth are a tooth morphology today unique to modern amphibians, but also seen in a variety of extinct labyrinthodonts. Pedicellate teeth consist of a tooth crown and a base (both composed of dentine) separated by a layer of uncalcified dentine.

Further reading[edit]

  • Greven, Hartmut (1989). "Teath of extant amphibia: morphology and some implications". Progress in Zoology 35: 451–455. 
  • Davit-Béal, Tiphaine; Chisaka, Hideki; Delgado, Sidney; Sire, Jean-Yves (2007). "Amphibian teeth: current knowledge, unanswered questions, and some directions for future research". Biological Reviews 82 (1): 49–81. doi:10.1111/j.1469-185X.2006.00003.x. 

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