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Medical Dictionary

hypsodont

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adjective hyp·so·dont \ˈhip-sə-ˌdänt\

Medical Definition of hypsodont

  1. 1of teeth :  having high or deep crowns and short roots (as the molar teeth of a horse)—compare brachydont

  2. 2:  having or characterized by hypsodont teeth

hypsodonty

\-ē\play noun plural

hypsodonties




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