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cus·pid

 (kŭs′pĭd)
n.
See canine.

[From Latin cuspis, cuspid-, point.]

cuspid

(ˈkʌspɪd)
n
(Dentistry) a tooth having one point; canine tooth

cus•pid

(ˈkʌs pɪd)

n.
any of the four canine teeth in humans. Also called cuspid tooth.
[1735–45; < Latin cuspid-, s. of cuspis point]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cuspid - one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolarscuspid - one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
fang - canine tooth of a carnivorous animal; used to seize and tear its prey
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
Translations

cuspid

nEckzahn m

cus·pid

n. [tooth] colmillo.

cuspid

n (diente) canino, colmillo
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The crown is wider in the cuspid part and narrower towards the crown-base boundary.
The purpose of this study is to generate a new regressive equation to predict the diameter of the cuspid and bicuspid teeth, through mesiodistal width of lower incisors in a Chilean population sample, differentiating between native and non-native population.
He recommends the placement of four tissue stops (2 mm in width located in molar and cuspid regions which should extend from palatal aspect of the ridge to the mucobuccal fold) and one vent hole in the incisive papilla region before making the final impression with the metallic oxide impression material (Figure 3) [7].
The p4 has a strongly developed posterior cuspid, m1 with strong and voluminous metaconid, m2 big with reduced to absent paraconid, narrow talonid almost completely occupied by the hypoconid.
There is a slight predilection for the maxillary arch (60%) and the incisor cuspid region (50%).
EUREKA SPRING: The Eureka Spring is a three part telescopic appliance fixed to the upper arch at the level of the molar band and to the lower arch distal to the cuspid.
Subsequently, a horizontal incision was made at mucogingival junction from cuspid to cuspid at mandibular symphysis region and a full-thickness (mucoperiosteal) flap was raised.
The teeth of Calyptocephalella and Gigantobatrachus (CASAMIQUELA, 1958; LYNCH, 1971) are fang-like, similar to that of Ceratophryidae, but show a very small cuspid at the base of each tooth that overlaps the main cusp, whereas in ceratophryids this additional cusp is absent (PERI, 1993).
Can all hygienists diagnose a potentially impacted cuspid and refer at the proper time?
For each row of teeth, the 4 incisors should be connected first, followed by 1 cuspid on either side, and then finally, by 5 molars on each end.