bilophodont

bilophodont

[bī′läf·ə‚dänt]
(zoology)
Having two transverse ridges, as the molar teeth of certain animals.
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The tooth is bilophodont, typically the family Deinotheriidae.
The tooth is bilophodont with the contact facets (Fig.
In particular, both have the main cusps arranged in opposite pairs, the tendency to a trilophodont M1 in adults, and an anteriorly-posteriorly compressed procingulum that coupled with its coalescence to the metaconid produce on the m1 a nearly bilophodont pattern.