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incisive

 [in-si´siv]
1. having the power of cutting; sharp.
2. pertaining to the incisor teeth.

in·ci·sive

(in-sī'siv),
1. Cutting; having the power to cut.
2. Relating to the incisor teeth.

incisive

/in·ci·sive/ (-si´siv)
1. having the power or quality of cutting.
2. pertaining to the incisor teeth.

in·ci·sive

(in-sī'siv)
1. Cutting; having the power to cut.
2. Relating to the incisor teeth.

in·ci·sive

(in-sī'siv)
1. Relating to the incisor teeth.
2. Cutting; having the power to cut.

incisive

1. having the power of cutting; sharp.
2. pertaining to the incisor teeth.

incisive bone
the bone bearing the incisors. Called also premaxilla. See Table 10.
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