Carabelli cusp


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cusp

 [kusp]
a pointed or rounded projection, such as on the crown of a tooth, or a segment of a cardiac valve. See also valvula.
Carabelli cusp an accessory fifth cusp on the lingual surface of many maxillary first molars; it may be unilateral or bilateral and varies in size from person to person.
semilunar cusp any of the semilunar segments of the aortic valve (having posterior, right, and left cusps) or the pulmonary valve (having anterior, right, and left cusps).

Ca·ra·bel·li cusp

(kah-rĕ-bel'lē kŭsp)
A cusp found on the lingual surface of the mesiolingual cusp of upper first molars, ranging in size from a pit to a large cusp.

Carabelli cusp

(kar-ă-bel′ē)
[Georg Carabelli, Hungarian-born Austrian dentist and professor of dental surgery, 1787–1842]
An accessory cusp found on the lingual aspect of the mesiolingual cusp of the maxillary first upper molar that may be unilateral or bilateral.

Ca·ra·bel·li cusp

(kah-rĕ-bel'lē kŭsp)
Cusp on lingual surface of mesiolingual cusp of upper first molars.