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Pronunciation: bī-kŭs′pid


  1. Having two points, prongs, or cusps.
  2. Teeth having two cusps. Humans have eight bicuspid or premolar teeth: two in front of each group of molars.

See: bicuspid tooth, premolar tooth

[bi- + L. cuspis, point]

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