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hypo- +‎ conulid


hypoconulid (plural hypoconulids)

  1. (dentistry) The distal cusp of a lower molar.
    • 1999 October 15, J.-J. Jaeger et al., “A New Primate from the Middle Eocene of Myanmar and the Asian Early Origin of Anthropoids”, in Science[1], volume 286, number 5439, DOI:10.1126/science.286.5439.528, pages 528-530:
      Two upper incisors vertically implanted with I 1 slightly larger than I 2 (judging from the remaining roots), strong vertical upper and lower canine with rounded crown sections, reduced and single-rooted P 2, P 3 as large as P 4, simple with their crown obliquely orientated and high protoconid, M 1 with low paraconid, metaconid widely separated from protoconid, and buccodistally projecting hypoconulid.