Tooth vs Protocone - What's the difference?

tooth | protocone |


As nouns the difference between tooth and protocone

is that tooth is a hard, calcareous structure present in the mouth of many vertebrate animals, generally used for eating while protocone is (anatomy) a cusp in the corner of an upper molar tooth in mammals.

As a verb tooth

is to provide or furnish with teeth.

tooth

English

(wikipedia tooth)

Noun

(teeth)
  • A hard, calcareous structure present in the mouth of many vertebrate animals, generally used for eating.
  • A sharp projection on the blade of a saw or similar implement.
  • A projection on the edge of a gear that meshes with similar projections on adjacent gears, or on the circumference of a cog that engages with a chain.
  • (botany) A pointed projection from the margin of a leaf.
  • (animation) The rough surface of some kinds of cel or other films that allow better adhesion of artwork.
  • (figurative) taste; palate
  • I have a sweet tooth : I love sugary treats.
  • * Dryden
  • These are not dishes for thy dainty tooth .

    Hyponyms

    * (structure in the mouth) bicuspid, canine, cuspid, incisor, premolar, molar * See also

    Derived terms

    * back tooth * clean as a hound's tooth * eyetooth * fight tooth and nail * long in the tooth * milk tooth * sweet tooth * teethe verb * toothache * tooth and nail * toothbrush * tooth fairy * toothless * toothpaste * toothpick * toothsome * toothlike * toothly * toothy * wisdom tooth

    See also

    (see also) * bicuspid * canine * cuspid * dental * dentist * denture * fang * incisor * molar * orling * premolar * prong * tine

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To provide or furnish with teeth.
  • * (rfdate) (William Wordsworth)
  • The twin cards toothed with glittering wire.
  • To indent; to jag.
  • to tooth a saw
  • To lock into each other, like gear wheels.
  • (Moxon)

    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