hypsodont definition

  • adjective:
    • Describing teeth that have large crowns (characteristic of herbivores)
  • noun:
    • Any system whoever teeth have huge crowns.
  • others:
    • Having lengthened crowns and quick roots, the neck continuing to be long below the alveolar border associated with socket: put on such teeth once the molars of Bovidæ, in difference through the brachyodont dentition of Cervidæ. See brachyodont.
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