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tri·cus·pid

 (trī-kŭs′pĭd)
n.
An organ or part, especially a tooth, having three cusps.
adj. also tri·cus·pi·dal (-pĭ-dəl) or tri·cus·pi·date (-pĭ-dāt′)
1. Having three cusps, especially a molar tooth.
2. Of or relating to the tricuspid valve.

[From Latin tricuspis, tricuspid-, having three points : tri-, tri- + cuspis, point.]

tricuspid

(traɪˈkʌspɪd) anatomy
adj
(Anatomy)
a. having three points, cusps, or segments: a tricuspid tooth; a tricuspid valve.
b. of or relating to such a tooth or valve
n
(Dentistry) a tooth having three cusps

tri•cus•pid

(traɪˈkʌs pɪd)

adj.
1. Also, tri•cus′pi•dal. having three cusps or points, as a tooth. Compare bicuspid.
2. of, pertaining to, or affecting the tricuspid valve.
n.
3. a tricuspid part, as a tooth.
[1660–70; < Latin tricuspid-, s. of tricuspis having three points]

tri·cus·pid

(trī-kŭs′pĭd)
A tooth having three points or cusps, especially a molar.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tricuspid - having three cusps or points (especially a molar tooth)tricuspid - having three cusps or points (especially a molar tooth); "tricuspid molar"; "tricuspid valve"
angulate, angular - having angles or an angular shape
Translations

tricuspid

adjtrikuspidal (spec)

tri·cus·pid

, tricuspidal
a. tricúspide.
1. que posee tres puntas o cúspides;
2. rel. a la válvula tricúspide del corazón;
___ atresiaatresia ___;
___ murmursoplo ___.

tricuspid

adj tricúspide
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