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a. The claw of a bird of prey.
b. The similar claw of a predatory animal.
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1. The distolingual cusp of human upper molars.
2. A cusp appearing late in the evolution of the molars.
Synonym(s): talon.
[hypo- + G. kōnos, pine cone]
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(tăl′ōn) [L.]
The claw of a bird of prey.

talon noir

Minute black areas on the heels (or less often the toes or hands) caused by repetitive injuries that produce hemorrhage into the skin.
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