Definition of Bufonite

1. n. An old name for a fossil consisting of the petrified teeth and palatal bones of fishes belonging to the family of Pycnodonts (thick teeth), whose remains occur in the oölite and chalk formations; toadstone; -- so named from a notion that it was originally formed in the head of a toad.



Definition of Bufonite

1. Noun. (paleontology obsolete) A fossil consisting of the petrified teeth and palatal bones of fishes belonging to the family of Pycnodonts, whose remains occur in the oolite and chalk formations. ¹

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Medical Definition of Bufonite

1. An old name for a fossil consisting of the petrified teeth and palatal bones of fishes belonging to the family of Pycnodonts (thick teeth), whose remains occur in the oolite and chalk formations; toadstone; so named from a notion that it was originally formed in the head of a toad. Origin: L. Bufo toad: cf. F. Bufonite. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bufonite

buffoonlike
buffoonly
buffoons
buffos
buffs
buffware
buffwares
buffy
buffy coat
bufo
bufo arenarum
bufo bufo
bufo marinus
bufogenins
bufonidae
bufonite (current term)
bufonites
buformin
bufos
bufotalin
bufotenin
bufotenine
bufothionine
bufotoxin
bufotoxins
bufuralol 1'-hydroxylase
bug
bug-a-boo
bug-a-boos
bug-bear

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