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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.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
a. having three points, cusps, or segments: a tricuspid tooth; a tricuspid valve.
b. of or relating to such a tooth or valve
(Dentistry) a tooth having three cusps
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
A tooth having three points or cusps, especially a molar.
The American Heritage® Student Science Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
adj → trikuspidal (spec)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
1. que posee tres puntas o cúspides;
2. rel. a la válvula tricúspide del corazón;
___ atresia → atresia ___;
___ murmur → soplo ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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