Tritubercular Tri`tu*ber"cu*lar, a. (a) Having or designating teeth with three cusps or tubercles; tricuspid. (b) Pertaining to trituberculy. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • tritubercular — SYN: tricuspid (2). * * * tri·tu·ber·cu·lar .trī t(y)u̇ bər kyə lər adj having three cusps: TRICUSPID <a tritubercular molar> …   Medical dictionary

  • tritubercular — tri·tubercular …   English syllables

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  • trituberculy — lē noun ( es) Etymology: trituberculate + y : the state of being tritubercular or showing evidence of having developed from a tritubercular ancestral type used especially in reference to a theory of the origin of mammalian molar teeth supposing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trituberculy — Tri tu*ber cu*ly, n. [Pref. tri + L. tuberculum tubercle.] (Zo[ o]l.) A theory of the development of mammalian molar teeth. The primitive stage is that of simple cones, as in reptiles. The simple cone then developed a smaller cone in front and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • tricuspid, tricuspidal, tricuspidate — 1. Having three points, prongs, or cusps, as the t. valve of the heart. 2. Having three tubercles or cusps, as the second upper molar tooth (occasionally) and the upper third molar (usually). SYN: tritubercular …   Medical dictionary

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