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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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Then, the cuspids can be added on either side, and finish with 2 molars on each end.
For each row of teeth, the 4 incisors should be connected first, followed by 1 cuspid on either side, and then finally, by 5 molars on each end.
When cuspids erupt, gonads start functioning, the most ideal time for arch development.
Canis nehringi has an enlarged ml as on TERA-154, but lacks accessory cuspids on the posterior margin of the trigonid as on the specimen from Terapa.
Canis dirus has a deep and robust mandible, a short and robust canine, a p1 that is single rooted and with a single principal cusp, a p2 that is double rooted with a small posterior accessory cuspid, a p3 with a large posterior accessory cusp, a large and robust p4 that is larger than the p3, and a massive and heavy ml with small accessory cuspids on the posterior margin of the trigonid (Merriam, 1912; Berta, 1988).