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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.
Undaunted, the 20-year-old charges into the most dangerous moment of the season today, leading again with his incisors.
Transverse sections of Thomomys, Cratogeomys, and Geomys incisors reveal varying thickness of the inner uniserial versus the outer radial enamel layers between genera, which may reflect differing fossorial lifestyles.
Consequently, the rules have been posted and clearly state "No Clubbing, No Spitting, No Eye Poking, No Rabid Dogs, No Enraged Weasels and No Children With Razor-Sharp Incisors.
Patient 1, a 10 year old female, presented with a recurrent abscess on upper right permanent central incisor (FDI notation 11) following trauma one year previously when both upper permanent central incisors were avulsed and replanted within the hour.
Topics of the 20 contributions include a malalignment restorative approach emphasizing gingival integration and papillae support, congenially missing lateral incisors, space closure with lingual orthodontics, esthetic rhinoplasty, and reproducing the natural smile through proper material selection.
A research group from the Ohio State University in Columbus recruited, from the community, 29 young adults with lip piercing (mean age, 21 years, 8 months; 15 females) and 29 without (mean age, 22 years, 3 months; 15 females) and examined them for gingival recession on the buccal aspect of the mandibular central incisors.
Cattle with one or more of their first incisors emerging through their gum lines are considered to be 18 to 24 months of age; those with one or both second incisors emerging are considered to be 24 to 30 months of age.
It's one of the very few fleeting moments in which the two aren't viciously gnashing their incisors at one another or flaying shreds of each other's psychic flesh.