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Answer for the clue "An animal having teeth consolidate with the inner surface of the alveolar ridge without sockets ", 10 letters:
pleurodont

Word definitions for pleurodont in dictionaries

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Pleurodont \Pleu"ro*dont\, a. [Pleuro- + Gr. ?, ?, a tooth.] (Anat.) Having the teeth consolidated with the inner edge of the jaw, as in some lizards.

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
a. (context zoology English) Having the teeth fused (ankylosed) by their sides to the inner surface of the jawbones. n. (context zoology English) Any lizard with teeth of this kind.

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. an animal having teeth consolidate with the inner surface of the alveolar ridge without sockets

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Pleurodont is a formation of the teeth that are fused (ankylosed) by their sides to the inner surface of the jaw bones. This formation is common in the order Squamata .