hypsodont

adjective
hyp·​so·​dont | \ ˈhip-sə-ˌdänt How to pronounce hypsodont (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypsodont

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

Other Words from hypsodont

hypsodonty \ -​ē How to pronounce hypsodonty (audio) \ noun, plural hypsodonties

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“Hypsodont.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypsodont. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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