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tricuspid

tri·cus·pid

tricuspid

 
pronunciation:
traI kuh spihd
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having three points or cusps, as a tooth. (Cf. bicuspid.)
definition 2: of or pertaining to a three-part valve in the heart, located between the right auricle and the right ventricle.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a tricuspid part or organ, esp. a tooth.
derivations: tricuspidal (adj.), tricuspidate (adj.)