odonto-, odont-, odon-, -odont, -odonic, -odontic, -odontia, -odontoid; -dont, -donts, -dontia, -dontic, -dontoid
(Greek: tooth, teeth)
Having molars with crescent-shaped cusps that serve to grind fibrous food and which occur in herbivores: "The cheek teeth of deer (Cervidae) and cattle (Bovidae) are selenodont teeth."
Having slender teeth.
A late Ichthyosaur, an extinct marine reptile, not a dinosaur. From Late Jurassic Europe (Germany and England).
Having four crescentic ridges on molar teeth.
A group of fossil saurians having biconcave vertebrae and the teeth implanted in sockets.
A socket-toothed lizard from Late Triassic west-central England (near Bristol), and maybe South Africa and northeast Australia. This creature was formerly known as Hortalotarsus. Named by S. H. Riley and Samuel Stutchbury in 1836.
Having the teeth inserted in sockets or alveoli (bony socket in the alveolar ridge that holds a tooth).
A fossil reptile with teeth of a mammalian type, specifically one of the order Theriodontia.
An upper molar tooth that is characterized by a V-shaped crest: "Zalambdodont teeth are found in golden moles (Chrysochloridae) and solenodons (Solenodontidae).
zygodont (adjective) (not comparable)
Relating to molar teeth whose even number of cusps are paired: Such zygodont crushing teeth have paired ridges and are yoked together, as a mammal or a kind of dentition.