canine

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Related to Canine fossa: periorbita, Mental tubercle

canine

1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Canidae, a family of mammals, including dogs, jackals, wolves, and foxes, typically having a bushy tail, erect ears, and a long muzzle: order Carnivora (carnivores)
2. of or relating to any of the four teeth, two in each jaw, situated between the incisors and the premolars
3. a canine tooth

canine

Any member of the dog family, including wolves and foxes.
See also: Ornament

canine

[′kā‚nīn]
(anatomy)
A conical tooth, such as one located between the lateral incisor and first premolar in humans and many other mammals. Also known as cuspid.
(vertebrate zoology)
Pertaining or related to dogs or to the family Canidae.
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Powered endoscopic excision via an inferior meatal antrostomy under canine fossa telescopic guidance is a useful and effective procedure for removing inferior antral lesions.
To perform the trans-canine-fossa maxillary sinoscopy procedure, locate the canine fossa, which lies between the canine and the first premolar, and inject the area with a local anesthetic.
Hence, the patient underwent a revision left FESS and canine fossa puncture.

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