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canine tooth

noun
1.
canine (def 2).
Origin of canine tooth
1600-1610
1600-10
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Examples from the web for canine tooth
  • Then lift the tooth out gently by undercutting the premolar, using the curve of the canine tooth to guide your tool.
  • Pry the premolar out of the socket using the large canine tooth for leverage.
canine tooth in Medicine

canine tooth n.
Any of four teeth having a thick conical crown and a long conical root, adjacent to the distal surface of the lateral incisors, in both deciduous and permanent dentition. Also called cuspid.

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