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cus·pid

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

(kŭs'pi-dāt)
Having a cusp or cusps.
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cuspidate

(of leaves) narrowing to a point.
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cus·pid

(kŭs'pid)
1. Having but one cusp.
Synonym(s): cuspidate.
2. Synonym(s): canine tooth.
[L. cuspis, point]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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1 x 0.5 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.
Because cuspidate setae and their reduced socket are very rigid, they could not be moved by the crystal, but only by a handheld needle.
LEAF DESCRIPTION: COMPOUND (Palmately), 5 to 7 leaflets, narrow obovate leaflets, 4" to 8" long, acute to cuspidate tips, acute to cuneate bases.
Epiphytic; rhizome 4-8 mm diam., compact, radial; rhizome scales 1.5-3.0 x 0.2-0.4 mm, lanceolate, brown to blackish, marginally dentate; phyllopodia absent; fronds (35-) 50-85 cm long; stipes 1/4-2/5 of the frond length; stipe scales 2-4 x 0.3-0.6 mm, linear-lanceolate, brown, sometimes with darker center, patent, marginally dentate; blades (20-) 30-60 x 4-7 cm, oblong to oblong-elliptic, papiraceous, basically cuneate, apically cuspidate; blade scales 1-3 x 0.3-0.7 mm, ovate to lanceolate, dark brown to blackish, dispersed, marginally dentate; veins 1-2-forked, ca.
Meanwhile, water decoctions from leaves of Taxus cuspidate have been used for the treatment of human pancreatic cancers for many years in the cancer hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.
Dentary with a single series of 4 tricuspidate symphysal teeth, an extra lateral cusps minute when pentacuspid, followed by a variable number of 3-5 cuspidate teeth decreasing in size.
LEAF DESCRIPTION: SIMPLE, 2 1/2" to 4" long and half as wide, narrow elliptic to oval shape with serrated margins and acuminate to cuspidate tip.
This ensures that the cuspidate setae on their medial edges hit the particles from the ventro-posterior and push them in a dorso-anterior direction.
Leaves persistent (2-)3-4 years, usually 2-ranked, usually papillose, prominently long-decurrent, alternate (opposite in Amentotaxus), linear to linear-lanceolate, attenuate, acuminate or cuspidate, glabrous, sometimes papillose on the midrib or margins; petioles 1-2 mm long or lacking, margins entire, revolute, upper (adaxial) surface dark green, lower (abaxial) surface dark green to dull yellow or yellow-green; hypostomatic, the stomata in 2 longitudinal, glaucous or pale-green to fulvous bands, single-veined, the midrib a ridge, groove, or not evident on upper surface, raised on lower surface, resin in a single canal (Amentotaxus), scattered in the parenchyma (Torreya) or lacking.