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cuspid

[kuhs-pid] /ˈkʌs pɪd/
noun
1.
(in humans) a tooth with a single projection point or elevation; canine.
Origin
1735-1745
1735-45; < Latin cuspid- (stem of cuspis) point
Related forms
multicuspid, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for multicuspid

cuspid

/ˈkʌspɪd/
noun
1.
a tooth having one point; canine tooth
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Word Origin and History for multicuspid

cuspid

n.

1743, from Latin cuspis (genitive cuspidus) "point, pointed end" (see cusp). Of teeth, from 1878. Related: Cuspidate (adj.), attested from 1690s.

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multicuspid in Medicine

cuspid cus·pid (kŭs'pĭd)
n.
See canine tooth. adj.
Having one cusp; cuspidate.

multicuspid mul·ti·cus·pid (mŭl'tē-kŭs'pĭd, mŭl'tī-)
n.
A molar tooth with three or more cusps or projections on the crown.


mul'ti·cus'pi·date' (-pĭ-dāt') adj.
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