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A molar, a bicuspid, a canine, and an incisor were laid in succession on the table.

This grading of form is not observed in passing from the cuspid to the bicuspid in man.

Bicuspid, bī-kus′pid, adj. having two cusps: a pre-molar tooth.

The valves of the left side are the most subject—the bicuspid or mitral and the aortic or semilunar.

That of the left ventricle has only two flaps, and is therefore often spoken of as the bicuspid or mitral valve.

Entry (Mauser), through the mouth, knocking out the left upper canine and bicuspid teeth.

The lingual tubercle is very constant on the first bicuspid of man and is as well developed as the buccal.

George T. Carpenter, of Chicago, has a right superior, second bicuspid with three well formed roots.

The upper and lower are both cone-shaped, and the superior first bicuspid exhibits tendency thereto.

WORD ORIGIN

1826, "having two parts," from bi- + Latin cuspidem "cusp, point." As a noun, short for bicuspid molar, attested from 1837.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BICUSPID

tooth

nounbony object in mouth
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