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Synonyms for canine

one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars

any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles

of or relating to a pointed conical tooth

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of or relating to or characteristic of members of the family Canidae

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If the two canine teeth stay, your veterinarian may need to pull the baby ones so the adult canines can erupt normally and not at an angle.
An oral examination revealed the absence of both maxillary canine teeth and the right mandibular canine tooth.
Table 1: Pattern of eruption of premolar and canine teeth in upper and lower jaw Maxillary first Mandibular first premolar premolar Group Frequency % Frequency % IB Present 97 64.
You can buy bulbs in autumn (pointed tubers, off-white and shiny like big canine teeth - hence its common name, dog's tooth violet).
Lorenzo Matterhorn Canine teeth are meant for tearing meat, not lettuce.
The common name is dog's tooth violet, describing their long, pointed tubers - off-white like big canine teeth.
Other examples of males investing in weaponry are antlers in red deer, horns in dung beetles, spurs in pheasants and canine teeth in primates.
8% of the permanent canine teeth adjacent to the cleft erupted after the autogenous bone graft was performed (13 erupted canines out of 29 canines that were still impacted at the time of surgery), and a larger range of postoperative assessment was associated with a greater number of erupted canines (P = 0.
While the specialist isn't a veterinarian, she has been trained by one, and she has all the necessary certification to offer the teeth cleaning, which is performed without the use of anesthetic--a draw for pet owners who want to avoid this more common method of canine teeth cleaning.
He has four gold canine teeth, a scar on his jaw and tattoos of a panther on his right arm and large cross on the left.
He is 6ft 2in, heavily built, with a small goatee beard and gold canine teeth.
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).
Her stiff horsehair wig, styled in a tight samurai-style topknot, did little to soften the frankly Habsburgian-underbite that made her lower canine teeth protrude over her lower lip.
Most adult dogs have six incisors (front teeth) on the top jaw and six on the bottom; two canine teeth (the largest "fangs") on the top and two on the bottom; eight premolars on the top and eight on the bottom; and two molars on the top and three molars on the bottom.
Some teeth are more prone to demineralization, typically the maxillary lateral incisors and the mandibular canine teeth.
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