(in humans) a tooth with a single projection point or elevation; canine.
- mul·ti·cus·pid, noun
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How to use cuspid in a sentence
Eight of these were incisors, the ninth (in the upper jaw) being a cuspid tooth.
The laterals also show three cusps, while the cuspid has two very distinct.
This grading of form is not observed in passing from the cuspid to the bicuspid in man.
British Dictionary definitions for cuspid
a tooth having one point; canine tooth
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