cuspidate tooth


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ca·nine tooth

[TA]
a tooth having a crown of thick conic shape and a long, slightly flattened conic root; there are two canine teeth in each jaw, one on either side adjacent to the distal surface of the lateral incisors, in both the deciduous and the permanent dentition.
cuspid tooth
canine tooth,
, cuspidate tooth (kŭs pid tūth, kŭspi-dāt)
Synonym(s): canine tooth.
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