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  • n. One of the main cusps, at the anterolabial side.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That cusp in the lower premolars and molars which is homologous with the protocone in the corresponding teeth of the upper jaw. See protocone.


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

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