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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


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

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[14] On the contrary with the custom-made, rigid, and tooth-borne distraction device used in this case, the canines were retracted at a rate of 0.5 mm per day and moved into the socket of the extracted first premolars in compliance with distraction osteogenesis principles.
In a study, significant difference in arch dimension was found between subjects with and subjects without crowding.5 A study reported that the maxillary and mandibular arch lengths, and the mesiodistal size of the primary canines were all factors that could lead to crowding in the incisor region.6 Another study also concluded that the larger the mesiodistal width of the mandibular incisors, the greater was the crowding.7
Threat protection firm MSA Security has announced that it has become the first company certified under the United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA)'s new third-party canine cargo program as a certified cargo security facility -- canine (CCSF-K9), the company said.
The sacrifices and efforts of canines in service of the country are no less than any other people in uniform or civvies.
Other complications that can be associated with an impacted anterior teeth especially canines are decrease in arch length, transmigration of the impacted canine, retained deciduous teeth or tilting of the neighboring teeth into impacted teeth space.
Exactly 10 canines are battling for the title of "most adorable:" three Labradors, two German shepherds, one Belgian shepherd, three beagles, and one border collie.
By history, the patient's primary canines had been extracted prior to three months of age.
Impacted canines are considered a rare phenomenon, with a prevalence of 0.1 % to 3.6 % in general population (Aydin et al., 2004), being more frequent in the maxilla than in the mandible, where it only reaches a prevalence between 0.17 % and 0.46 % (Mazinis et al., 2012).
Jeff VerHoef's invention offers a much-needed solution to the growing problem of "knuckling" in older and injured canines, the condition that occurs when a dog's paws bend or tuck under rather than strike the ground with the bottom of the paw.
(2) The canines and premolars which erupt between age 10-12 are the ones depended upon for a rough assessment of age in this period.
The hard bound book comprehensively elaborates on all aspects of reproduction in canines in its 15 chapters supported with tables, figures and more than 300 clinical photographs with an idea to improve the proficiency of the Veterinarians in handling canine reproduction.
In May 2011, the University of California School of Policy, Planning and Development conducted a research analysis of TSA's explosive detection canines. The study concluded that dogs are the most cost-effective option among a range of explosive-screening methods, some of which can cost twice as much as canine screening over a 10-year period.