incisor


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incisor

a chisel-edged tooth at the front of the mouth. In man there are four in each jaw

incisor

[in′sīz·ər]
(anatomy)
A tooth specialized for cutting, especially those in front of the canines on the upper jaw of mammals.
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Young free-tailed bats are born with deciduous teeth that are shed by 2 weeks of age, with complete eruption of adult molars, premolars, canines, and incisors by 6 weeks of age (Short, 1961).
The Incisor WPANel provides regular commentary and analysis of developments in the short-range wireless/WPAN industry and is made up of the leading executives of each of the management organisations.
Both humans and elephants have incisors and molars.
Assessment of available bone is necessary prior to arch expansion or labial movement of incisors.
0) was found as report of the widths between the central right incisor and the lateral incisor in 37.
The lower incisor was taken as the greatest width at the point where the tooth emerged from the alveolus.
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Never mind Anne Robinson asking us to spell incisor, what about having a look at our gums on prime-time telly, or would the results be so horrifying it would have to be shown after the watershed?
Measurements of voids and damage caused by incisor teeth showed that actual incision depth was not always equal to nominal depth.
The Jasper County specimen is a calcitic dolomite, with incisor marks most closely matching size ranges for Sciurus (?
If the lateral incisor tooth is missing (a common occurrence in patients with a cleft), then the posterior bone segment and teeth in unilateral clefts or the bilateral posterior bone segments and teeth in bilateral clefts can be advanced forward to close the space, and the cuspid tooth can be used as a lateral incisor, eliminating the need for a bridge or dental implant.
Also we understand the unit incorporates a large powered rotating topping and tailing blade with a special coating that has a normal use-life in excess of three months, and there is a pneumatically powered incisor arm for making front and rear lateral incisions with a totally controlled depth of cut.