- having molar teeth with crowns in the form of rounded or conical cusps.
Origin of bunodont
1870–75; < Greek boun(ós) hill + -odont
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Bunodont teeth are brachydont, the teeth of the Horse and Ox are hypsodont.The Vertebrate Skeleton
Sidney H. Reynolds
The molars were bunodont or of a more cutting pattern, with some five or six tubercles.
The teeth are bunodont or lophodont, the tendency to the production of the latter type being always marked.
Dental formula quite complete; the molars brachyodont and bunodont.
Homacodon is a genus consisting of several species, which has a bunodont and complete dentition.
- (of the teeth of certain mammals) having cusps that are separate and rounded
from Greek bounos hill + -odont
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