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]

bunodont

having cheek teeth with low, rounded cusps on the occlusal surface of the crown, as in mammals with mixed diet, such as swine and humans.
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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.
Chaetodipus was identified by the presence of bunodont, bicolumnar molars and was the smallest mammal in the sample.
1978: On the evolution of the mastodonts (Proboscidea, Mammalia), Part 2: The bunodont tetralophodont groups.