cuspidate


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cus·pid

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

cus·pi·date

(kŭs'pi-dāt)
Having a cusp or cusps.

cuspidate

(of leaves) narrowing to a point.

cus·pid

(kŭs'pid)
1. Having but one cusp.
Synonym(s): cuspidate.
2. Synonym(s): canine tooth.
[L. cuspis, point]
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5 cm, green in the upper portion and vinaceous-magenta in the lower portion, cupulate, 5-lobed, cuspidate, without rifts, pubescent, with glandular trichomes, without nectaries; corolla ca.
Outer metatarsal tubercle round, 1/3 to 2/5 size of oval inner; toes basally webbed (fleshy fringes on toes encompassing basal subarticular tubercles); disks expanded with cuspidate pads, about same sizes as those of fingers; tip of toe V reaches to distal border of distal subarticular tubercle of toe IV, of III to distal border of penultimate subarticular tubercle of toe IV; subarticular tuberles low, broader than long; short papillae on disk covers of toes II-IV; hindlimbs short, heels not touching when flexed hindlegs held perpendicular to sagittal plane.
Recordings were obtained from neurons innervating two types of setae--simple and cuspidate (Fig.
The cuspidate setae contained neurons sensitive to the slightest movements of the seta, but since these neurons could not be stimulated in a controlled manner, they are referred to as "tactile neurons.
Herrera 4392, CR) distributed at less than 600 m are very similar to this species, because have cuspidate blade apex and the blade scales are small and adpressed.
However, pointed digital disk covers occur in frogs of the diastema group (which also have swollen to cuspidate disc pads).
Savage (1987:49) specifically identified four derived characteristics of the gollmeri group: swollen or cuspidate pads, projecting subarticular tubercles, no vocal slits, and no nuptial pads.
Leaves persistent 3(-4) years, spirally arranged, linear, 12-25 x 2-4 mm, abruptly acuminate to cuspidate, papillose at the margins, petiole 1-2 mm long, midrib prominent on upper surface, the stomatal bands 0.
In both cases, the Mx1 bases are responsible for most of the rotation, and the animal has serrate and cuspidate setae in contact with the particle at all times.
LEAF DESCRIPTION: SIMPLE, 2" to 4" long and 1" to 2" wide, oblong-ovate shape with cuneate base and mucronate to cuspidate tip.
LEAF DESCRIPTION: SIMPLE, 2" to 3 1/2" long and wide, broad cordate shape with acuminate to cuspidate tip and serrated margins.
Cuspidate Having an elongated point at the apex; usually concave toward the apex.