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bicuspid

 [bi-kus´pid]
1. having two cusps.
2. premolar tooth; see tooth.
3. pertaining to a premolar tooth.

bi·cus·pid

(bī-kŭs'pid),
1. Having two points, prongs, or cusps.
2. Teeth having two cusps. Humans have eight bicuspid or premolar teeth: two in front of each group of molars.
[bi- + L. cuspis, point]

bicuspid

/bi·cus·pid/ (-kus´pid)
1. having two cusps.
2. pertaining to a mitral(bicuspid) valve.

bicuspid

(bī-kŭs′pĭd)
adj.
Having two points or cusps, as the crescent moon.
n.
A bicuspid tooth, especially a premolar.

bicuspid

[bīkus′pid]
Etymology: L, bis + cuspis, point
1 having two cusps or points.
2 See premolar.

bicuspid

One of 2 double-pointed teeth that intervene between the canines—cuspids and the molars, on each side of each jaw

bi·cus·pid

(bī-kŭs'pid)
Having two points, prongs, or cusps.
[bi- + L. cuspis, point]

bicuspid

Having two cusps, or projections, as on the biting surface (crown) of a PREMOLAR tooth. One of the valves in the heart, the mitral valve, is bicuspid.

bicuspid

  1. a type of tooth in which the crown is formed into two distinct points or cusps, found typically in premolar teeth.
  2. (of a plant structure) possessing two points or cusps.
  3. (bicuspid valve) formerly called mitral; a valve that allows a flow of blood from the left ATRIUM to the left VENTRICLE.

bi·cus·pid

(bī-kŭs'pid)
Having two points, prongs, or cusps, especially teeth with two cusps. Humans have eight bicuspid or premolar teeth: two in front of each group of molars.
See: premolar tooth
[bi- + L. cuspis, point]

bicuspid (bīkus´pid),

n See premolar.

bicuspid

1. having two cusps.
2. bicuspid (mitral) valve.
3. in humans, a premolar tooth.
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Ichthyomyzon unicuspis: A few parasiticphase Ichthyomyzon were provisionally identified as silver lampreys rather than chestnut lampreys because they lacked bicuspid circumoral teeth.
Clinical and special investigation features of aortic stenosis Aortic stenosis History Exertional dyspnoea Angina Syncope Physical findings Small-volume, slow-rising pulses Narrow pulse pressure JVP normal, unless heart failure or MV disease Pressure-loaded undisplaced apex beat Soft or single second heart sound Crescendo-decrescendo ejection systolic murmur at base of the heart Radiated to carotids Longer murmur = more severe High-pitched widely radiating murmur: Gallavardin effect--can be mistaken for MR Systolic click in bicuspid valve may be heard Special investigations ECG Left ventricular hypertrophy CXR Normal-sized heart (ventricle) Aortic calcification Post-stenotic dilatation: especially in bicuspid valves Table 4.
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Hollie, who has been a patient of the cardiology department at Birmingham Children's Hospital since she was nine months old, has a condition called Bicuspid Aortic Valve which means the valve in Hollie's heart has only two parts when most people have three.
In addition, male patients had more transposition of great arteries, Ebstein's anomaly, coarctation of aorta, and bicuspid aortic valve, and slightly more ventricular septal defects than females.
Transesophageal echocardiography showed a bicuspid aortic valve with significant regurgitation and a vegetation of 4mm.