sinodonty

sinodonty

A dental pattern seen in people from eastern and northern Asia—e.g., modern Japanese, Buryats, Chinese, east Siberians, Mongols, Aleuts, Eskimos, and Western Hemisphere aborigines.
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This finding is likely related to the differences in Sinodonty and Sundadonty described by Turner (1990).
These are all East Asian and East Asian-derived populations who exhibit Sinodonty. Combined, 87 of 101 individuals were assigned to one of these three groups.
Major features of Sundadonty and Sinodonty, including suggestions about East Asian microevolution, population history, and late Pleistocene relationships with Australian aboriginals.
With the exception of the expression of the odontome, it can be said that there is generally an increase through time in dental trait frequencies associated with northeast Asians (i.e., sinodonty).