gymnodont

Gymnodont

Gym"no*dont\, n. [Gr. gymno`s naked + 'odoy`s, 'odo`ntos, tooth.] (Zool.) One of a group of plectognath fishes (Gymnodontes), having the teeth and jaws consolidated into one or two bony plates, on each jaw, as the diodonts and tetradonts. See Bur fish, Globefish, Diodon.
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