canine 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.

ca·nine tooth

(kā'nīn tūth)
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.
Synonym(s): dens caninus [TA] , canine (3) , cuspid (2) , eye tooth.

canine tooth

One of the two pairs of pointed teeth on either side of the two central pairs of incisor teeth. Canines are tearing teeth; incisors are cutting teeth.

canine tooth

one of four pointed teeth present in the jaw between the INCISORS and the PREMOLARS in mammals, being particularly prominent in the Carnivora and having a stabbing, piercing and killing function.

ca·nine tooth

(kā'nīn tūth)
[TA] Tooth with a thick conic crown 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.
Synonym(s): dens caninus [TA] , canine (2) , cuspid tooth, cuspid (2) , dens angularis, dens cuspidatus, eye tooth.
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DCI Anthony said distinguishing features would include the man's front teeth, which would have protruded, with a noticeable gap behind a right canine tooth.
* Is the tooth strategic (needed for holding or chewing, like a canine tooth or a molar) or is it more cosmetic (an incisor that's visible in the dog's "smile").
these fragments feature a long, pointed canine tooth that has the shape of known venom-delivery structures.
For instance, one jaw piece retains a canine tooth that's smaller than the teeth of chimps but comparable to those of hominids that came after Sahelanthropus.
For instance, a thin, flattened fossil tooth with a scoop-shaped inner surface resembles the lower canine tooth of today's strepsirrhines, they say.
Large differences in body size and canine tooth shape between A.
Although Tobias says the canine tooth's bony root looks "chunky and thick," computed tomography scans of the jaw taken at a Johannesburg hospital last week show that the root does not extend far into the jawbone.
One of their finds, the canine tooth of an ancient monkey, represents only the second primate fossil unearthed in Arabia.

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