paracone


paracone
The mesiobuccal cusp of an upper molar tooth. [para- + G. konos, cone]

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para·cone 'par-ə-.kōn n the anterior of the three cusps of a primitive upper molar that in higher forms is the principal anterior and external cusp

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para·cone (parґə-kōn) [para- + Gr. kōnos cone] the mesiobuccal cusp of a maxillary tooth of mammals, which normally occludes between the paraconid and hypoconid of the corresponding lower molar.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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