Origin of bicuspid
Related Words for bicuspidivory, snag, tush, tusk, molar, premolar, fang, cuspid, incisor, eyetooth, point, canine, tine, dent, grinder, serration, denticle, carnassial, dentation, laniary
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Historical Examples of bicuspid
A molar, a bicuspid, a canine, and an incisor were laid in succession on the table.Oh, You Tex!
William Macleod Raine
This grading of form is not observed in passing from the cuspid to the bicuspid in man.Degeneracy
Eugene S. Talbot
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.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
United States Department of Agriculture
That of the left ventricle has only two flaps, and is therefore often spoken of as the bicuspid or mitral valve.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia
Frank Evers Beddard
1826, "having two parts," from bi- + Latin cuspidem "cusp, point." As a noun, short for bicuspid molar, attested from 1837.