Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A point or cusp developed on the postero-external angle of a lower molar. See cut under tooth, 1.

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  • noun dentistry One of the main cusps, at the posterolabial side.

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Examples

  • The lower molars are closely spaced, with a high anterior cusp (protoconid) and lower posterior cusp (hypoconid).

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