[ kuhs-pid ]
/ ˈkʌs pɪd /
(in humans) a tooth with a single projection point or elevation; canine.
Origin of cuspid
1735–45; < Latin cuspid- (stem of cuspis) point
Related formsmul·ti·cus·pid, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for multicuspid
/ (ˈkʌspɪd) /
a tooth having one point; canine tooth
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Medicine definitions for multicuspid (1 of 2)
[ mŭl′tē-kŭs′pĭd, -tī- ]
A molar tooth with three or more cusps or projections on the crown.
Related formsmul′ti•cus′pi•date′ (-pĭ-dāt′) adj.
Medicine definitions for multicuspid (2 of 2)
[ kŭs′pĭd ]
Having one cusp; cuspidate.
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