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cuspid

[′kəs·pəd]
(anatomy)
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The protocone is slightly displaced posteriorly with a well-formed conical cuspid.
THE CALIBRATED FORCE MODULE AND ALPERN CLASS II CLOSERS: These appliances substitute Class II elastics, applied to the inferior arch close to the molars and fixed by a screw, and mesial or distal to upper cuspids, and also fixed to the arch.
These all cuspids are slightly worn out and are supported by the cingulum and cingular ridges anterolingually.
This occurred in such a way that a group of Mestizos in the city of Cali was characterized in a simplification of the dental morphology as having a low frequency of the cusp of Carabelli (this trait was expressed ambiguously in their fossa forms - characteristic of sinodonts - and cuspids of medium size - a characteristic of Caucasoids), a reduced hypocone (a property of Western Caucasoid groups) and the high frequency of the point P of the protostylid (an exclusive feature of Amerindian populations) (4).
Cuspids are the pointy teeth next to the incisors and are used for tearing food.
The most prominent incisal edge of the maxillary cuspid was dried with a cotton wool pellet and marked with a marker on the mandibular cuspid.
Maxillary: 0-4, usually 2 tricuspid teeth; most frequent combination observed: 2/2, few 3/3 or 2/1; dentary with a single series of 4 large pentacuspid incisors sometimes with a small extra cuspid, followed by a variable number of abruptly smaller tricuspid teeth.
The bases of the plaster models were made parallel to the inferior occlusal plane (crown tip of the lower canine to the distobuccal cuspid of the second lower molar) using a glass plate.
Delayed Eruption of a Mandibular Primary Cuspid Associated with Compound Odontoma.
Apex of the main cuspid is slightly posterior to the middle of the cuspid.
Is this what they see when they see me and my six handless arms, shining torso and cuspid humor?