cusp


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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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We're thrilled to work with the CUSP team to create this must-see event in Austin.
The type III tear was an oval perforation at the center of one cusp of a Carpentier-Edwards porcine valve, measuring 0.
The current paper, as well as recent revisions and descriptive papers, shows that leg spines occur in several tracheline genera: Spinotrachelas and Poachelas have prominent leg spines, most notably ventral pairs on the tibiae and metatarsi of the anterior legs, in addition to ventral cusps at least in males (Haddad 2006; Haddad & Lyle 2008).
Talon cusp is not an integrated part of any specific syndrome, but appears to be more prevalent in the permanent dentition in patients with Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome (broad thumb-hallux syndrome), Mohr syndrome (oral-facial-digital syndrome, type 2), Sturge-Weber syndrome (encephalotrigeminal angiomatosis), and incontinentia pigmenti achromians.
The naming repertoire greatly facilitates language acquisition, and therefore is a behavioral cusp.
The lingual face is rather convex with a large protuberance at the base of the cusp that forms nearly a 90[degrees] angle with the crown.
CUSP members found no rats or asbestos but plenty of pigeons, Trulock said.
The only differences are in the M1 which shows a slightly different cusp formula, with fewer cusps in the external row.
ACTIVE and adventurous ARIES, the sex bomb sign whose love of independence means there's no great rush to the altar, has Leo on the Love Cusp, and could easily be introduced to your ideal mate through friends or, if you are older and solo, by grown up kids.
Shabecoff, a former New York Times reporter, offers an insightful look at the environmental movement at the cusp of a new century.
she was standing flat-footed with her hands on her hips her collarbone a cusp holding her face
A surprisingly large number of people who exhibit serious alcohol problems, including alcoholism, began imbibing during childhood or on the cusp of adolescence, a national survey finds.
CUSP continues expansion of US team with appointment of another Vice President of Sales
Our belief is that a well articulated data strategy that can be applied in multiple cities will accelerate the adoption of effective applications of data analytics," said Steven Koonin, the founding director of NYU CUSP.
M|G's proposal demonstrated a strong vision for CUSP's overall design needs," said Steve Koonin, director of CUSP.