Polyphyodont is a related term of polyphyodonty.
As nouns the difference between polyphyodont and polyphyodonty
is that polyphyodont
is any animal whose teeth are continuously replaced while polyphyodonty
is the condition of having teeth that are continually being lost and replaced.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Any animal whose teeth are continuously replaced.
- Elephants and manatees are unusual among mammals because they are polyphyodonts . Most mammals are diphyodonts, replacing their teeth only once in their lives.
The condition of having teeth that are continually being lost and replaced