bunodont


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bunodont

[¦byü·nə‚dänt]
(anatomy)
Having tubercles or rounded cusps on the molar teeth, as in humans.
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dacrytheriids], mixtotheriids, dichodontids, xiphodontids, amphimerycids, maybe some dichobunines): Ms primitively bunodont, quadrate, each with bitubercular distal lobe bearing enlarged metaconule as distolingual cusp.
1994) reported that collared peccaries had a low rate of food processing relative to other herbivores; perhaps, as a result of the canines of collared peccaries precluding transverse chewing and their bunodont molars having little ability to shear (Sowls, 1997).