plural -es
: the state of being tritubercular or showing evidence of having developed from a tritubercular ancestral type
used especially in reference to a theory of the origin of mammalian molar teeth supposing them to have developed through tritubercular forms
compare multituberculy

Word History


trituberculate + -y

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“Trituberculy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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