lophodont


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loph·o·dont

(lof'ŏ-dont),
Having the crowns of the molar teeth formed in transverse or longitudinal crests or ridges, in contrast to bunodont.
[G. lophos, ridge, + odous, tooth]

loph·o·dont

(lof'ŏ-dont)
Having the crowns of the molar teeth formed in transverse or longitudinal crests or ridges, as in the herbivores.

lophodont

a tooth structure found in e.g. the rhinoceros, in which ridges used as grinding surfaces occur on the crowns of the molar teeth.

loph·o·dont

(lof'ŏ-dont)
Having crowns of molar teeth formed in transverse or longitudinal crests or ridges.

lophodont

having molar teeth with ridged surfaces. See also teeth.