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canine

 [ka´nīn]
1. pertaining to or characteristic of dogs.
2. cuspid tooth; see tooth.
3. pertaining to a cuspid (canine) tooth.

ca·nine

(kā'nīn),
1. Relating to a dog.
2. Relating to the canine teeth.
3. Synonym(s): canine tooth
4. Referring to the cuspid tooth.
[L. caninus]

canine

(kā′nīn)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being one of the pointed conical teeth located between the incisors and the first bicuspids.
n.
One of the pointed, conical teeth located between the incisors and the first bicuspids. Also called cuspid.

canine

adjective Referring to a canine tooth or teeth.

noun One of the four pointed fang-like teeth locate on either side of the incisors in the human mouth.

Pronunciation
Medspeak-UK: pronounced, CAN eye’n
Medspeak-US: pronounced, CANE eye’n

ca·nine

(kā'nīn)
1. Relating to the dog.
2. Relating to the canine teeth.
3. Synonym(s): canine tooth.
4. Referring to the cuspid tooth.
[L. caninus]

ca·nine

(kā'nīn)
1. Relating to the canine teeth.
2. Synonym(s): canine tooth.
3. Referring to the cuspid tooth.
[L. caninus]
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