Definition of Bicuspidate
1. Adjective. Having two cusps or points (especially a molar tooth). "Bicuspid leaves"
Medical Definition of Bicuspidate
1. Having two points or prominences; ending in two points; said of teeth, leaves, fruit, etc. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Bicuspidate
Literary usage of Bicuspidate
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Refugium Botanicum: Or Figures and Descriptions from Living Specimens, of ...by William Wilson Saunders, Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach, John Gilbert Baker by William Wilson Saunders, Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach, John Gilbert Baker (1878)
"Stigmas deltoid, deeply bifid and bicuspidate. Style and stigmas together an eighth of an inch long. This is a very handsome form of the aloifolia group, ..."
2. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1880)
"... small internal; second, shorter, also bicuspidate, with smaller internal cusp; the molar more flattened and grooved longitudinally along its surface. ..."
3. A Class-book of botany, designed for colleges, academies, and other seminaries by Alphonso Wood (1856)
"... bicuspidate, nearly twice longer than the oblong-lanceolate glume; ... nerved, cylindric-rostrate, bicuspidate, more or less longer than the lanceolate, ..."
4. Class-book of Botany: Being Outlines of the Structure, Physiology, and by Alphonso Wood (1869)
"... cylindric-rostrate, bicuspidate, more or less longer than the lanceolate, ... bicuspidate, more than twice longer than the oblong-lanceolate plume; st. ..."
5. Scientific Papers and Addresses by George Rolleston, Sir Edward Burnett Tylor, William Turner (1884)
"There are two bicuspidate lobes corresponding to the two principal lobes of molar I and ... This azygos lobe is developed from the second bicuspidate l-ib*. ..."
6. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1906)
"Shell solid, piriform, with a thick folded columella ; foot broad ; proboscis long ; tentacles convergent ; lateral teeth of the radula bicuspidate. ..."