selenodont teeth

selenodont teeth
селенодонтные зубы, лунчатые зубы

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  • selenodont — I. səˈlēnəˌdänt, len adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary selen (I) + odont : of, relating to, characteristic of, or being molar teeth with crescentic ridges on the crown selenodont artiodactyls II …   Useful english dictionary

  • selenodont — Denoting an animal, or humans, having teeth, as the human molars, with longitudinal crescent shaped ridges. [G. selene, moon, + odous (odont ), tooth] * * * se·len·odont sə lē nə .dänt, sə len ə adj of, relating to, characteristic of, or being… …   Medical dictionary

  • selenodont — 1. adjective a) Describing molar teeth that have crescent shaped ridges on the crown b) Of or pertaining to the Selenodonta 2. noun a) Any animal having such teeth b) Any member of the Selenodonta …   Wiktionary

  • selenodont — selenodonty, n. /si lee neuh dont /, adj. having molar teeth with crowns formed of crescent shaped cusps. [1880 85; SELEN(O) + ODONT] * * * …   Universalium

  • Oromerycidae — Oromerycids Temporal range: Middle Eocene–Late Eocene …   Wikipedia

  • selenodonta —  ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈdäntə noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from selen (I) + odonta in some classifications : a group of artiodactyls comprising mammals with selenodont teeth and including the Tylopoda and Pecora …   Useful english dictionary

  • artiodactyl — artiodactylous, adj. /ahr tee oh dak til/, adj. 1. Zool. having an even number of toes or digits on each foot. n. 2. a hoofed, even toed mammal of the order Artiodactyla, comprising the pigs, hippopotamuses, camels, deer, giraffes, pronghorns,… …   Universalium

  • perissodactyl — perissodactylous, adj. /peuh ris oh dak til/, adj. 1. having an uneven number of toes or digits on each foot. n. 2. any mammal of the order Perissodactyla, comprising the odd toed hoofed quadrupeds and including the tapirs, rhinoceroses, and… …   Universalium

  • Molar (tooth) — Molars A lower wisdom tooth after extraction …   Wikipedia

  • Mesowear — is a method, used in different branches and fields of biology. This method can apply to both extant and extinct animals, according to the scope of the study. Mesowear is based on studying an animal s tooth wearing fingerprint. In brief, each… …   Wikipedia

  • Amblypoda — is a taxonomic hypothesis uniting a group of extinct, herbivorous mammals. They were considered a suborder of the primitive ungulate mammals, and have since been shown to represent a polyphyletic group.CharacteristicsThe Amblypoda take their name …   Wikipedia

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