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.
Lingual frenum is very prominent that it can easily be recorded during function.11 The anterior attachment of the lingual frenum and its distance from the incisal edge of the mandibular central incisor has been used as a pre extraction record for measuring accurate vertical dimension in edentulous patients.12,13
Measurements taken each year were overjet, overbite; inter-canine width, canine length, inter-first deciduous molar width, inter-first premolar width, inter-first permanent molar width, arch length, molar depth, incisor irregularity, and available anterior space.
Three-dimensional finite-element analysis of a central lower incisor under labial and lingual loads.
Therefore, we have developed a protocol which estimates the age using cementum layer count in the permanent first incisor tooth of spotted deer, Axis axis (Erxleben, 1777).
This formula was used to predict the mesiodistal width of impacted or missed lower incisor teeth.
The mandibular symphysis is wide and massive, with strong incisor alveolar process (Fig.
Each extruded incisor was gently repositioned in its alveolus and stabilized using a passive, non-rigid splint.