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Microdont

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Microdont (Anat) Having small teeth.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • microdont Having short or small teeth.
    • microdont In craniometry, having a dental index less than 42.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Microdont mī′krō-dont having short or small teeth.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Micr-, + Gr. 'odoy`s 'odo`ntos, a tooth

Usage

In literature:

The skull is described as being Creodont-like, but the dentition is that of the microdont modern Dogs.
"The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia" by Frank Evers Beddard
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