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 ?
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.
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.
Specifically, it is calling for a change to the current method of determining when an animal crosses the theoretical 12-month line and is proposing a date of the end of June following the season of birth as a cut-off date for carcase splitting, rather than incisor eruption.
Which group of animals has incisor teeth which never stop growing?
Both orders, however, posses the characteristic of continuously growing incisor teeth.
Puppies have six lower incisor baby teeth and on each side is the canine - the large pointed tooth.
The marks that are on the lip side of the incisor teeth are oblique, or angled in such away that it indicates they were gripping with the left hand and cutting with the right, and every now and then they'd hit the teeth and leave these scratch marks that were there for the life of the individual.
The usual treatment for an incisor tooth that is lost due to dental trauma is replacement with a partial denture or a Maryland bridge with perhaps future consideration for an implant.
The INCISOR Plus PLATINUM Blade incorporates a precision sharpened, tooth-to-tooth design, allowing it to grab frayed scar tissue or cut thick targeted tendon tissue more efficiently than other competitive blades.
Complete dentition consisted of the right upper incisor 2 and canine, left upper premolar 4 (Fig.