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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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But overall frequency of U/crescent shaped pattern is considered to be more pronounced in this study if bicuspid verity is considered irrespective of gender.
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The frequency of tricuspid variety in the study subjects of some Lahore schools was more as compared to bicuspid type just like those of Europeans.
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In the present study, histological data are provided pertaining to the proximal enamel thickness, and to the mesiodistal crown width of maxillary first bicuspids.
Radiographic assessment of mandibular first bicuspids estimated enamel thickness for mesial and distal surfaces at 0.
According to the findings of this study, during treatment planning, orthodontists should consider that the average mesiodistal crown width of maxillary first bicuspids is about 7.
According to the results of the present study, the mean mesiodistal crown width observed for the maxillary first bicuspids examined was approximately 7.
Explain that the eggshell is like the surface of their teeth, and the clear nail polish works like the sealant dentists often use (usually on the bicuspids and molars) to protect the enamel of the tooth from acids produced by plaque.
The clear nail polish is acting like the sealant dentists use (usually on the bicuspids and molars) to help protect the enamel of the tooth from acids produced by plaque.
In the present study incisors were the most fre-quently involved teeth in the fracture line accounting for 51%, bicuspids (13%), first/second molars 13% and third molars were involved in 25% of the teeth in fracture line.