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tricuspid

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

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

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.

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).

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.

tricuspid

  1. a tooth having three cusps.
  2. (of a valve) See HEART (section d).

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.