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cuspid

[′kəs·pəd]
(anatomy)
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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.
There is a large round c1, except for one specimen in which this cuspid is much reduced, and one or two accessory cuspids.
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.
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.
If measuring the overbite at the left cuspids was not possible, the measurement was carried out at the right cuspids.
my Coretex jacket with a slight corner-tear from his cuspids.
She sat with hundreds of other slack-jawed patients, hoping for some sort of relief for aching molars, cuspids, and reddened gums.
Using a split-mouth design, two maxillary cuspids (canines) were randomly chosen from each animal, totaling 10 teeth.
These cuspids meet medially to form a well-defined carnassial notch.