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Explain why human dentition is considered as thecodont, diphydont and heterodont.
- Human dentition is described as thecodont, diphyodont and heterodont.
- It is called thecodont type because each tooth is fixed in a separate socket present in the jaw bones by gomphosis type of joint.
- It is called diphyodont type because we get only two sets of teeth, milk teeth and permanent teeth.
- It is called heterodont type because humans have four different type of teeth like incisors, canines, premolars and molars.
Concept: Human Digestive System
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