A raised area of the biting surface of a tooth. [ ]

Synonyms: tooth cusp

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Term information



curator notes

this class may be obsoleted and split - the TAO class is generic, the mammalian class refers specifically to a molariform tooth

external definition

the elevated, somewhat pointed portions of the chewing surfaces on premolar and molar teeth

Anatomical structure that is a natural outgrowth, prominence, or point that is part of the surface of a tooth.[TAO]

has related synonym

tooth cone