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bi·cus·pid

 (bī-kŭs′pĭd)
adj.
Having two points or cusps, as the crescent moon.
n.
A bicuspid tooth, especially a premolar.

[New Latin bicuspis, bicuspid- : Latin bi-, two; see bi-1 + Latin cuspis, sharp point.]

bicuspid

(baɪˈkʌspɪd) or

bicuspidate

adj
(Anatomy) having or terminating in two cusps or points
n
(Anatomy) a bicuspid tooth; premolar

bi•cus•pid

(baɪˈkʌs pɪd)

adj.
1. Also, bi•cus′pi•date`. having or terminating in two cusps or points, as certain teeth.
n.
[1830–40]

bi·cus·pid

(bī-kŭs′pĭd)
A tooth having two points or cusps, especially a premolar.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bicuspid - a tooth having two cusps or pointsbicuspid - a tooth having two cusps or points; located between the incisors and the molars
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
Adj.1.bicuspid - having two cusps or points (especially a molar tooth)bicuspid - having two cusps or points (especially a molar tooth); "bicuspid teeth"; "bicuspid leaves"
angulate, angular - having angles or an angular shape
Translations

bicuspid

[baɪˈkʌspɪd]
A. ADJbicúspide
B. Nbicúspide m

bicuspid

adjmit zwei Spitzen, zweihöckrig, bikuspidal (spec)
n (Anat) → vorderer Backenzahn

bi·cus·pid

a. bicúspide, que presenta dos puntas.

bicuspid

adj & n bicúspide m
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Thus, the aim of the present study was to estimate the mesiodistal crown width and the proximal enamel thicknesses of maxillary first bicuspids.
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