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tricuspid

 [tri-kus´pid]
having three points or cusps, as a valve of the heart.
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tri·cus·pid

, tricuspidaltricuspidate (trī-kŭs'pid, -kŭs'pi-dăl, -kŭs'pi-dāt),
1. anatomy having three points, prongs, or cusps, as the tricuspid valve of the heart.
2. dentistry having three tubercles or cusps, as the second upper molar tooth (occasionally) and the upper third molar (usually). Synonym(s): tritubercular
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tricuspid

(trī-kŭs′pĭd)
n.
An organ or part, especially a tooth, having three cusps.
adj. also tricuspidal (-pĭ-dəl) or tricuspidate (-pĭ-dāt′)
1. Having three cusps, especially a molar tooth.
2. Of or relating to the tricuspid valve.
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tri·cus·pid

, tricuspidal , tricuspidate (trī-kŭs'pid, -pi-dăl, -pi-dāt)
1. Having three points, prongs, or cusps, as the tricuspid valve of the heart.
2. Having three tubercles or cusps, as the second upper molar tooth (occasionally) and the upper third molar (usually).
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

tricuspid

1. Having three cusps or points, as on a molar tooth.
2. Pertaining to the three-cusped heart valve that separates the chambers on the right side.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

tricuspid

  1. a tooth having three cusps.
  2. (of a valve) See HEART (section d).
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

tri·cus·pid

, tricuspidal , tricuspidate (trī-kŭs'pid, -pi-dăl, -pi-dāt)
1. In dentistry, having three tubercles or cusps, as second upper molar tooth (occasionally) and upper third molar (usually).
2. In anatomy, having three points, prongs, or cusps, as the tricuspid valve of the heart.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Velocity of tricuspid regurgitation decreased 1 week after FCI and increased significantly 2 weeks later because of a better RV function from the mother's oral usage of digoxin.
Mitral and tricuspid E, A wave velocities and DT were similar in both groups (p>0.05) (Table 2).
On cardiovascular examination, abnormal heart sounds were present in tricuspid area.
Pre-operative echocardiography (Figure 2) revealed a large common atrium with moderate tricuspid and mitral regurgitation.
It is characterized by dysplastic abnormalities of tricuspid valve which involves both basal and free attachments of the tricuspid valve leaflets, with downward displacement and elongation of the septal and anterior cusp (2) resulting in tricuspid regurgitation (3), the proximal part of the right ventricle is "atrialised", becoming thin walled and poorly contractile, along with an enlarged right atrium (4).