tricuspidate


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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.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tricuspidate - having three cusps or points (especially a molar tooth)tricuspidate - having three cusps or points (especially a molar tooth); "tricuspid molar"; "tricuspid valve"
angulate, angular - having angles or an angular shape
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