Definition of metaconid in English:

metaconid

noun

Zoology
  • A cusp on the posterior lingual corner of a mammalian lower molar tooth.

Origin

Late 19th century. From metacone + -id. Compare hypoconid, paraconid, and protoconid.

Pronunciation

metaconid

/ˌmɛtəˈkəʊnɪd/