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incisor

 (I) [in-si´zor]
1. adapted for cutting.
2. incisor tooth; see tooth.

in·ci·sor tooth

[TA]
a tooth with a chisel-shaped crown and a single conical tapering root; there are four of these teeth in the anterior part of each jaw, in both the deciduous and the permanent dentitions.
Synonym(s): dens incisivus [TA], incisor

incisor

(ĭn-sī′zər)
n.
A tooth adapted for cutting or gnawing, located at the front of the mouth along the apex of the dental arch.

in·ci·sor tooth

(in-sī'zŏr tūth) [TA]
A tooth with a chisel-shaped crown and a single conic tapering root; there are four of these teeth in the anterior part of each jaw, in both the deciduous and the permanent dentitions (e.g., central and lateral teeth).
Synonym(s): dens incisivus [TA] , incisor.

incisor

One of the four central teeth of each jaw, with cutting edges for biting pieces off food. The incisors are situated immediately in front of the canine teeth.

incisor

a front, chisel-shaped tooth in mammals, normally used for cutting or gnawing purposes. In some species incisors continue to grow throughout life - for example, gnawing rodents and rabbits have ‘persistent pulps'where the pulp cavity remains open throughout life - while in other species they are modified as tusks.

in·ci·sor tooth

(in-sī'zŏr tūth) [TA]
Tooth with a chisel-shaped crown and a single conic tapering root; there are four of these teeth in anterior part of each jaw, in both deciduous and permanent dentitions.
Synonym(s): dens incisivus; incisor [TA] .
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