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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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Ross said the new order does not limit the importation of the following animal parts originating from any cervid in the quarantined states and provinces: meat, without the backbone; skull plate with attached antlers, tanned hides, raw hides, or cape with no visible brain or spinal cord material present; upper canine teeth with no root structure or soft material present; and taxidermy mounts.
The survey conservatively estimates that 23 tigers were killed to supply the products seen, based on the number of canine teeth on sale.
Says Quam, "Bipedalism (walking on two feet) and a reduction in the size of the canine teeth have long been held up as the 'hallmark of humanity' since they seem to be present in the earliest human fossils recovered to date.
Their shorter muzzles mean they can deliver a stronger and wider bite, and their canine teeth are exceptionally strong.
Ground-dwelling baboons mount a formidable defense by fighting in a cooperative manner like a pack of dogs, using sharp canine teeth in long snouts.
Only a few teeth are immediately visible, mainly the curved lower canine teeth (which are a source of ivory) on the outer part of the jaw.
The procedure, called osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis or OOKP, began when one of Martin's canine teeth was removed.
Every dog in Eugene and unincorporated Lane County must obtain a license when the dog reaches the age of six months or obtains permanent canine teeth, whichever comes first.
Humans also have canine teeth, which help to tear meat.
The bulldog facial development was accompanied during evolution by a shrinking of males' canine teeth, so men appeared less threatening to competitors, yet attractive to mates.
Dear Editor, - Regarding Claire Briscoe's call for us to eat "kind" meat (Post, Feb 16), I have a dentist friend who avers that if we had not been intended to eat meat we would not have developed canine teeth.
I glue the two segments of the lower jaw together at the chin and put a light rubber band behind the canine teeth to hold them together until the glue dries.

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