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Explain the term thecodent and diphyodent?

Answer
Thecodont dentition : It is the dentition in which teeth are embedded in jaw bones. For example in humns

Diphyodont dentition : It is the dentition in which there are two sets of tooth during the life of the organism i.e. milk teeth and permanent teeth. For exmaples - majority of mammals like humans.