incisor


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in·ci·sor

 (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.

incisor

(ɪnˈsaɪzə)
n
(Dentistry) a chisel-edged tooth at the front of the mouth. In man there are four in each jaw

in•ci•sor

(ɪnˈsaɪ zər)

n.
any of the four anterior teeth in each jaw, used for cutting and gnawing..
[1665–75; < New Latin]

in·ci·sor

(ĭn-sī′zər)
A tooth having a sharp edge adapted for cutting or gnawing, located in mammals in the front of the mouth between the canine teeth.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.incisor - a tooth for cutting or gnawingincisor - a tooth for cutting or gnawing; located in the front of the mouth in both jaws
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
Translations
سِن قاطِعَه
řezák
fortand
diente incisivoincisivo
etuhammas
metszőfog
framtönn; nagtönn
門歯
siekacz
sekalec
kesici dişön diş

incisor

[ɪnˈsaɪzəʳ] Nincisivo m

incisor

[ɪnˈsaɪzər] nincisive f

incisor

nSchneidezahn m

incisor

[ɪnˈsaɪzəʳ] n (Anat) → incisivo

incision

(inˈsiʒən) noun
1. a cut, especially one made in a person's body by a surgeon.
2. the act of cutting especially by a surgeon.
incisor (inˈsaizə) noun
one of the four front cutting teeth in the upper or lower jaw.

in·ci·sor

n. diente incisivo.

incisor

n incisivo; upper o maxillary central — incisivo central superior; lower o mandibular lateral — incisivo lateral inferior
References in classic literature ?
An ugly-looking man, a hunch-backed human savage to all appearance, squatting in the aperture of one of the dens, would stretch his arms and yawn, showing with startling suddenness scissor-edged incisors and sabre-like canines, keen and brilliant as knives.
Her incisors were not large, nor was her upper lip long and down-hanging, nor her lower lip protruding.
It took the owner and two stage-hands, pulling him up to a ring in the wall and throttling him, to dress him--and this, despite the fact that the owner had long since knocked out his incisors.
in which they differ from the otter, whose ears are prominent), I noticed several varieties of seals about three yards long, with a white coat, bulldog heads, armed with teeth in both jaws, four incisors at the top and four at the bottom, and two large canine teeth in the shape of a fleur-de-lis.
At the end of the treatment, deepbite, incisor inclinations and interincisal angle were corrected, and Class II molar relationship with good intercuspation was achieved.
5 Anomalies in lateral incisor size may lead to disturbances in upper and lower arch length and occlusion and may also cause aesthetic and psychological issues.
As the front of the tooth gets ground down, a pool of stem cells deep inside the jaw, at the very inner part of the tooth, is constantly building up the back of each incisor and pushing the growing tooth forward.
Panoramic radiograph showed impacted right maxillary first molar tooth root, well-defined cystic lucent lesion between the right mandibular molarteeth, maxillary lateral incisors with Dl, and periapical lesion related with right maxillary lateral incisor (Figure 1).
This is a report of the camouflage treatment of a patient with skeletal Class II malocclusion and lower crowding for whom one mandibular incisor extraction was selected as the treatment of choice to improve the dental occlusion.
They are a) Canine-First Premolar, b) Canine-Lateral Incisor, c) Lateral Incisor-Central Incisor, d) Lateral incisor- central incisor, e) Canine to Central Incisor position (4).