Crowned Teeth

Crowned teeth may refer to:

  • List of gear nomenclature#Crowned teeth - a term used in gear nomenclature
  • Crown (dentistry) - a type of dental restoration


Other articles related to "crowned teeth, teeth":

List Of Gear Nomenclature - Crowned Teeth
... Crowned teeth have surfaces modified in the lengthwise direction to produce localized contact or to prevent contact at their ends ...
Herbivore Adaptations To Plant Defense - Mechanical Adaptations
... up intact plant tissues, mammals have developed teeth structures that reflect their feeding preferences ... that feed on soft foliage have low-crowned teeth specialized for grinding foliage and seeds ... Grazing animals that tend to eat hard, silica-rich grasses, have high-crowned teeth, which are capable of grinding tough plant tissues and do not wear ...
Elasmotherium - Description - Dentition
... had cheek teeth evolved for herbivory two premolars and three molars (originally taken for five molars), no incisors, no canines ... response in geologic time is to evolve cheek teeth with large crowns (hypsodonty) ... grazing and hypsodonty "As a general rule, extant herbivores with low-crowned teeth are predominantly browsers and species with high-crowned teeth are predominantly grazers." Vladimir Onufryevich Kovalevsky first ...

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