bunodont


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bu·no·dont

(bū'nō-dont),
Having molar teeth with rounded or low conic cusps, in contrast to lophodont.
[G. bounos, mound, + odous (odont-), tooth]

bu·no·dont

(bū'nō-dont)
A tooth having low, rounded cusps.
[G. bounos, mound, + odous (odont-), tooth]

bu·no·dont

(bū'nō-dont)
Having molar teeth with rounded or low conic cusps, in contrast to lophodont.
[G. bounos, mound, + odous (odont-), tooth]
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dacrytheriids], mixtotheriids, dichodontids, xiphodontids, amphimerycids, maybe some dichobunines): Ms primitively bunodont, quadrate, each with bitubercular distal lobe bearing enlarged metaconule as distolingual cusp.
Dorcabune differs from that of the studied material in: very bunodont conical molars thick and rugosed enamel well developed cingulum the presence of the double fold' on the protocone of the upper molars and a well-pronounced M structure with a double fold on the posterior side of the protoconid on the lower molars (Pilgrim 1915; Khan et al.
TOBIEN, H., 1978: On the evolution of the mastodonts (Proboscidea, Mammalia), Part 2: The bunodont tetralophodont groups.Geol.
Collared peccaries have strong jaws and bunodont teeth, which enable them to crack and crush hard seeds (Herring, 1985; Bodmer, 1989).