eyetooth


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Synonyms for eyetooth

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

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BUILDER David Emmott would give his eyetooth to see again after losing his sight in an accident.
Finishing the song he aimed his high voice over his eyetooth as if targeting the bird above the tent and like an arrow his voice felled it.
Zanzotto's imagery becomes striking, as when he writes about "the fierce eyetooth of time" which transforms things, and in describing the aftermath of Sarajevo he speaks of a "sfacciato forno di rosso.
Surgeons restored a Briton's sight by inserting a piece of his eyetooth into his eye - a strange procedure, the patient admits, but it works.
The procedure -- modified osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis (MOOKP) -- implanted her eyetooth in her eye, as a base to hold a prosthetic lens.