molariform

mo·lar·i·form

(mō-lar'i-fōrm),
Having the form of a molar tooth.
[molar (tooth) + L. forma, form]

mo·lar·i·form

(mō-lar'i-fōrm)
Having the form of a molar tooth.
[molar (tooth) + L. forma, form]
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The roundish to irregular molariform teeth on plates are of different sizes, the biggest situated along the medial margin of the plates and the smallest along the posterior margin.
He also noted that they have certain behavioral and morphological characteristics that make it easy to feed on a diversity of prey: swimming speed and strong molariform teeth that enable these fish to crush armored prey, such as sea urchins, crabs, and gastropods.
However, it has some juvenile characteristics such as the presence of molariform teeth in the central region and sharp denticles preserved on the postero-lateral angles.
Sex affects age determination and wear of molariform teeth in white-tailed deer.
The absence of caniniform teeth coupled with the presence of enlarged molariform teeth suggests that Acynodon probably fed on slowly moving hard-shelled preys (Delfino et al.
A panaromic radiograph showed horizontally impacted maxillary central incisors and vertically impacted molariform mesiodens with a premolar-like crown and an incompletely formed root (Figure 2).
viridis by the presence of an orange throat during its breeding season and pronounced molariform pharyngeal jaws.
Supernumerary teeth in the primary dentition are usually normal (supplemental) or sometimes conical in shape while in the permanent dentition they have a greater variety of forms (conical, tuberculate, molariform etc.
Among sloths, the teeth are often referred to as being molariform or caniniform, based on their shapes and locations along the toothrow.