canine tooth


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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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Sudus camels are 7 years old, and Shaq camels are the ones that had their first canine tooth.
A head radiography revealed two unerupted maxillary canine teeth and an unerupted right mandibular canine tooth (Figure 2).
The canine tooth can be injured in a fight or when being hit by a car, four-wheeler, etc.
It's an exuberantly large version of a canine tooth that grows in a spiral; the only tooth known to do so.
Unfortunately, the pulp of the tooth extends to the tip of the canine tooth and is likely to be affected by even a minor crack or chip.
Bruzst suggested that the canine tooth bud is situated in front of the lower incisors and that facial growth pushes the canine towards the contralateral side [26].
In Descent, Darwin describes canine teeth in the human as "perfectly efficient instruments for mastication" but categorizes them as "rudimentary" because the canine tooth "no longer serves man as a special weapon for tearing his enemies or prey" (Descent 59).
While he was under anaesthetic more than a dozen experts inspected the polar's molars and performed root canal treatment on an infected canine tooth.
First, he yanked out a canine tooth, and then he began to drill.

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