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Synonyms for cusp

point formed by two intersecting arcs (as from the intrados of a Gothic arch)

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a thin triangular flap of a heart valve

small elevation on the grinding surface of a tooth

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Gram positive cocci were present in thrombi on the cusps.
This valve had been in place for 18 years and was heavily calcified, with all cusps immobilized in the open position.
In the setting of quadricuspid aortic valve, the fourth cusp arises during the early stage of truncal septation, resulting from either different number of primordial aortic leaflets or abnormal cusp proliferation (2).
Some reports based on radiographic examination indicate that talon cusps contain pulp horns of varying extensions [Mader, 1981; Natkin et al.
2000] also reported a case of bilateral talon cusps on primary maxillary central incisors, in which the histologic evaluation revealed the existence of pulpal tissue in the anomalous cusps.
2) In class I occlusion, the mesiobuccal cusp of the maxillary first molar intercuspates with the buccal groove of the mandibular first molar (figure 2).
The importance of cumulative-hierarchical learning and behavioral cusps for assessment and curriculum design will be described.
Lateral and posterior teeth are lower crowned with a distally inclined cusp.
Our dedicated team of engineers and manufacturing experts is committed to delivering the first production composite sail cusp that is an affordable, lightweight, and low maintenance alternative to steel.
Round and swollen molar cusps -- the product of extremely thick tooth enamel -- characterize a wide range of ancient apes, not just Ouranopithecus, he adds.
They predict that these cusps can occur in crystals under equilibrium conditions.
The two most common types of QAV were Hurwitz and Roberts type A (four equally sized cusps) and type B (three larger equal cusps and one smaller cusp) (6).
It is a small polyglyphanodontian distinguished by tall, slender teeth with large central cusps separated from small accessory cusps by lingual grooves," Politico quoted the researchers, as writing in the journal.
Goodrich is under contract to manufacture lightweight, composite sail cusps for the next eight Virginia Class nuclear fast attack submarines, collectively referred to as Block III.
Legs I to IV uniform pale yellow; dense scopulae on metatarsi and tarsi, remaining leg segments covered in fine, less dense setae; leg spines and cusps present.