How Many Teeth Does a Frog Have?

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Frogs have ridges of some thing called the maxillary teeth, that are tiny cone shape around the top jawline and even in many instances what is called Vomerine Teeth at the roof of the mouth. The frogs use their version of so called teeth to hold their catch inside the mouth until it is swallowed. However as the definition of teeth goes frogs do not have any teeth at all.
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Frog
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Amphibia Order: Anura
There is no scientific distinction between "frogs" and "toads," although most anurans are usually referred to as one or the other. Anurans have several synapomorphies that distinguish them from other amphibians.
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The purpose of a frog's teeth are to hold it's prey in place, while it swallows it's meal whole. It has only front teeth, so chewing is not possible, and not needed.
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Vomerine teeth are the two larger pointy teeth at front part of the roof of the
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The so-called "teeth" are mainly used to hold the prey and keep it in place till they swallow their meal.
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