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- n. A style in front of the paracone.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The antero-external rib present on the upper molar teeth of many ungulate mammals.
- n. The enamel-covered fold, buttress, or pillar at the anterior external angle of an upper molar tooth: typically present in the tooth of a horse. See cut under tooth, 1.
- n. In botany, a rudimentary or abortive style: used chiefly in connection with trimorphic plants. Compare mesostyle and metastyle.
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Its dental characteristics could be described from the P. kelyus subfossil maxilla fragment, showing a crista obliqua, a parastyle and a highly developed mesostyle.