tetartocone

noun
te·​tar·​to·​cone | \ tə̇ˈtärtəˌkōn \
variants: or less commonly tetarcone \ ˈtetə(r)ˌkōn \

Definition of tetartocone

: the posterior medial cusp of an upper molar tooth

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History and Etymology for tetartocone

tetartocone from tetart- + cone; tetarcone contraction of tetartocone

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“Tetartocone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tetartocone. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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