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cuspid

 [kus´pid]
1. having a cusp.
2. cuspid tooth; see tooth.
3. pertaining to a cuspid tooth.

cus·pid

(kŭs'pid),
1. Having but one cusp. Synonym(s): cuspidate
2. Synonym(s): canine tooth
[L. cuspis, point]

cuspid

/cus·pid/ (kus´pid)
1. having one cusp or point.

cuspid

(kŭs′pĭd)
n.
See canine.

cuspid

[kus′pid]
Etymology: L, cuspis, point
a tooth with one cusp, or point; a canine tooth. Also called unicuspid.

cus·pid

(kŭs'pid)
1. Having but one cusp.
2. Synonym(s): canine tooth.
[L. cuspis, point]

cuspid

A tooth with only one point on the crown. A canine tooth.

cuspid

one of two valves of the HEART: the bicuspid (or mitral) valve located between the left atrium and ventricle, and the tricuspid valve located between the right atrium and ventricle. See CHORDAE TENDONEAE.

cus·pid

(kŭs'pid)
1. Having but one cusp.
Synonym(s): cuspidate.
2. Synonym(s): canine tooth.
[L. cuspis, point]

cuspid (kus´pid),

n See canine.

cuspid

1. in the horse, pig, dog, and cat the fourth tooth on either side from the midline in each jaw; called also canine tooth.
2. having one cusp.
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