Molar vs Protocone - What's the difference?

molar | protocone |


As nouns the difference between molar and protocone

is that molar is a back tooth having a broad surface used for grinding one's food while protocone is (anatomy) a cusp in the corner of an upper molar tooth in mammals.

As an adjective molar

is of or relating to the molar teeth, or to grinding or molar can be (chemistry) of, relating to, or being a solution containing one mole of solute per litre of solution.

molar

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) molaire, from (etyl) meaning grinding as a millstone (mola).

Noun

(en noun)
  • A back tooth having a broad surface used for grinding one's food.
  • Synonyms
    * (l) * (l)

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Of or relating to the molar teeth, or to grinding.
  • Etymology 2

    From in the chemistry usage.

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (chemistry) Of, relating to, or being a solution containing one mole of solute per litre of solution.
  • (physics) Of or relating to a complete body of matter as distinct from its molecular or atomic constituents.
  • Derived terms
    * molarity

    Anagrams

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    protocone

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia protocone) (en noun)
  • (anatomy) A cusp in the corner of an upper molar tooth in mammals
  • See also

    *metacone *paracone *hypocone