Definition of Cuspis

1. n. A point; a sharp end.



Definition of Cuspis

1. a cusp [n -PIDES] - See also: cusp

Medical Definition of Cuspis

1. Synonym: cusp. Origin: L. A point (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cuspis

cuspid tooth
cuspidal
cuspidate
cuspidated
cuspidation
cuspidations
cuspides
cuspidine
cuspidor
cuspidors
cuspids
cuspier
cuspiest
cuspiness
cusping
cuspis (current term)
cuspis anterior valvae atrioventricularis dextrae/sinistrae
cuspis coronae
cuspis dentis
cuspis posterior valvae atrioventricularis dextrae/sinistrae
cuspis septalis valvae atrioventricularis dextrae
cuspless
cuspless tooth
cusplike
cusps
cuspy
cuss
cuss word
cuss words
cussed

Literary usage of Cuspis

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1. A Dictionary of Roman and Greek Antiquities with Nearly 2000 Engravings on by Anthony Rich (1874)
"... a portable chair which the magistrates of Rome carried about --with them ; described and illustrated under SELLA. cuspis ..."

2. A Treatise on Fluxions by Colin MacLaurin (1801)
"For in all those cases the point E is a cuspis of the second kind; or, if it is a cuspis of the first kind, the tangent at E is not parallel to the base. ..."

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