canine tooth

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Related to cuspid tooth: canine tooth, Eye teeth
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Noun1.Canine tooth - one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolarscanine tooth - one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
fang - canine tooth of a carnivorous animal; used to seize and tear its prey
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
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A more appropriate name for this condition--based on its location and configuration of accentuated anatomy--is mucogingival papule since the mucogingival papule is a focal elevation of collagenous tissue at the mucogingival line, overlying the bony prominence that fronts an incisor or cuspid tooth root.