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tine

(tīn),
1. In dentistry, the slender, pointed end of an explorer.
2. An instrument used to introduce antigen, such as tuberculin into the skin, and usually containing several individual tines.
[A.S. tind, a prong]

tine

(tīn) a prong or pointed projection on an implement, as on a fork.

tine

a sharp projecting point, as a prong of a fork.

tine

(tīn)
1. In dentistry, slender, pointed end of an explorer.
2. An instrument used to introduce antigen into skin; usually with several individual tines.
[A.S. tind, a prong]