protocone

noun

pro·​to·​cone ˈprōt-ō-ˌkōn How to pronounce protocone (audio)
: the central of the three cusps of a primitive upper molar that in higher forms is the principal anterior and internal cusp

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“Protocone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/protocone. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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