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OTHER WORDS FROM selenodontse·le·no·don·ty, noun
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The molars are selenodont; but as in the Tragulidae the premolars are more of the nature of cutting teeth.
The type genus Xiphodon has selenodont molars and elongated, slender, cutting premolars.
While the molars have the selenodont character of other Pecora, the premolars are more adapted for cutting, with sharp edges.
It has, however, been shown that selenodont teeth always pass through an embryonic bunodont stage.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
The premolars are simple teeth; the molars distinctly bunodont with a tendency in one or two to the selenodont condition.