Selenodont vs Zalambdodont - What's the difference?

selenodont | zalambdodont | coordinate terms |

Selenodont is a coordinate term of zalambdodont.


As adjectives the difference between selenodont and zalambdodont

is that selenodont is describing molar teeth that have crescent shaped ridges on the crown while zalambdodont is (zoology) having teeth with two ridges that meet at an angle, forming the letter lambda.

As nouns the difference between selenodont and zalambdodont

is that selenodont is any animal having such teeth while zalambdodont is a creature with teeth of this kind.

selenodont

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Describing molar teeth that have crescent shaped ridges on the crown
  • Of or pertaining to the Selenodonta
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any animal having such teeth
  • Any member of the Selenodonta
  • zalambdodont

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (zoology) Having teeth with two ridges that meet at an angle, forming the letter lambda.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A creature with teeth of this kind.
  • Coordinate terms

    * bunodont * dilambdodont * hypsodont * lophodont * loxodont * quadrate * selenodont * tribosphenic