brachyodont


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brach·y·o·dont

(brak'ē-ō-dont),
Having abnormally short teeth.
[brachy- + G. odous, tooth]

brach·y·o·dont

(brak'ē-ō-dont)
A tooth in which the root length exceeds that of the crown.
[brachy- + G. odous, tooth]

brach·y·o·dont

(brak'ē-ō-dont)
Having abnormally short teeth.
[brachy- + G. odous, tooth]

brachyodont

see brachyodont teeth.
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1997; Solounias, characteristics: brachyodont jugal teeth with rugose enamel, weak styles/stylids and entostyles/ectostylids, and weak median ribs.
The studied specimens present by the following characteristics: brachyodont with rugose enamel, weak styles/stylids and entostyles/ectostylids, and weak median ribs.
This phenomenon must characterize many other brachyodont taxa, and currently is being described for camelids (W.