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Synonyms for cusp

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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The central cusp is twice as high as the lateral ones but the width varies from twice as wide to almost the same width.
Depending on the alignment of darker or lighter albedo features, a cusp might appear blunted--or not.
Group-B consists of 6 patients with aortic valve structural abnormality in the form of cusp prolapse but without aortic regurgitation, so aortic valve was not addressed in these patients.
The reference points on lateral cephalogram were: L1 (the incisal tip of mandibular central incisor), M7 (the distobuccal cusp tip of mandibular second molar) and point S (the deepest point of COS).
Whereas for metal ceramic crowns the p-value for functional cusp was significant, that is <0.
The length of right atrioventricular valve and left cusp of left atrioventricular valve was more in control group A3 than that of experimental group B3; however, this difference was not statistically significant.
The wall of the aorta was flattened to visualize the sinu-aortic ridge, the cusps, number and position of the coronary ostia.
The central cusp is well distinct but it is not migrated lingually to form innenhugel as it is in the fourth premolar.
On examination, 22 was buccally placed and revealed presence of one extra cusp on its lingual surface (Figure 2).
Their latest victory leaves them on the cusp of Group K qualification, although the win at Sheriff was by no means easy after Jan Vertonghen notched the first goal after 12 minutes.
The CUSP is a customizable program that helps hospital units address the foundation of how clinical teams care for patients.
The campaign, funded by AHRQ, used the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program, or CUSP, to prevent more than 2,000 central-line bloodstream infections and saved more than 500 lives.
CUSP built off the success Pronovost had in the early 2000s working with the Michigan Health & Hospital Association to reduce infections in more than 100 ICUs across the state.
0 was later used to determine the correlations of these CMDTs: shovel-shaped incisors (11 versus 12, 21 versus 22, FDI notation), Carabelli's cusp (16 versus 17, 26 versus 27, FDI notation), cusp pattern (36 versus 37, 46 versus 47, FDI notation), cusp number (36 versus 37, 46 versus 47, FDI notation), cusp 6 and cusp 7 (36 versus 37, 46 vs 47, FDI notation), and protostylid (36 versus 37, 46 versus 47, FDI notation) by means of the Spearman non-parametric correlation test.