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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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The jaw contains six teeth, running from a canine tooth in front to a wisdom tooth in back.
Large differences in body size and canine tooth shape between A.
One of their finds, the canine tooth of an ancient monkey, represents only the second primate fossil unearthed in Arabia.
The first sign of pierolapithecus was a canine tooth turned up by a bulldozer clearing land.
Place one hand on the cat's muzzle with the thumb just behind one canine tooth and the index finger behind the other canine tooth.
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