Skip to Content

lophodont

Pronunciation: lof'o-dont

Definition: Having the crowns of the molar teeth formed in transverse or longitudinal crests or ridges, in contrast to bunodont.

[G. lophos, ridge, + odous, tooth]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide