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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

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