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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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TABLE 1: MEAN AND SD OF THE DISTANCE FROM THE ANTERIOR ATTACHMENT OF LINGUAL FRENUM TO MANDIBULAR CENTRAL INCISOR RELATED TO THREE CAST READINGS
On the other hand, one study concluded that inter-canine width, molar arch width, and arch depth were unreliable predictors of either incisor or canine crowding changes.11 The irregularity index decreased significantly across three stages of growth in the current study.
The maximum of the sagittal displacement was at the incisal edge of the lateral incisors in all experimental groups.
The presence of one dark cementum layer or first rest line in the permanent first incisor tooth of spotted deer indicates that the animal has lived one winter season.
In 1909, Pont established an index to predict the maxillary inter-premolar and inter-molar distances using the combined mesiodistal widths of maxillary incisors (5).
AZKB 01, a mandible with incisors, canines, premolars and molars (AZKB-Azad Jammu and Kashmir, district Bhimber).
The study group (n = 26) was comprised of traumatically extruded immature permanent maxillary incisors identified during clinical and radiographic examinations of patients applying to the hospital for treatment.
Lower incisor was placed first in the preconceived ideal relations and depended on the soft tissue to drape over these new tooth positions in a harmonious relation.
Previous studies showed transverse expansion and incisor proclination, and more expansion in the inter molar region 11, 18
A 12-year-old boy reported to the Department of Pedodontics with fractured maxillary incisors due to sudden strike on the wooden bench.
The most frequent tooth involved were right maxillary central incisor with n = 26, 32.91% (p = .001, Mann-Whitney U test) followed by left maxillary central incisor; n = 14, 17.72% (p = .045, Mann-Whitney U test).
Maxillary incisor retraction: Amount of maxillary incisor retraction measured at the incisal edge ranged from 0.7 - 6.33 mm with conventional anchorage methods and 2.1 - 7.22 mm with skeletal anchorage (Table 3).