hypsodont

adjective

hyp·​so·​dont ˈhip-sə-ˌdänt How to pronounce hypsodont (audio)
1
of teeth : having high or deep crowns and short roots (as the molar teeth of a horse) compare brachydont
2
: having or characterized by hypsodont teeth
hypsodonty noun
plural hypsodonties

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“Hypsodont.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypsodont. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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