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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
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canine

Any member of the dog family, including wolves and foxes.
See also: Ornament
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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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Jankowski, "What are the advantages of the endoscopic canine fossa approach in treating maxillary sinus aspergillomas?" Rhinology, vol.
These denervated upper anterior teeth is due to the damage to the anterior superior alveolar nerve when removing bone from the canine fossa region.
(7) Robinson et al described a 16% rate of persistent adverse effects from canine fossa puncture, most commonly facial pain, facial paresthesia, and numbness.
OPERATIVE TECHNIQUE: The initial steps and approach to the maxillary sinus through the canine fossa is similar regardless of the indication (Figures 1 to 5).
Biopsy or excision of lesions in the maxillary sinus can be achieved via (1) a middle meatal approach, (1,2) (2) an inferior meatal approach, (1,2) (3) a canine fossa maxillary sinoscopy approach, (2,3) and (4) a mini-Caldwell-Luc approach.
Another way to biopsy such a mass is via the canine fossa approach as described by Draf [1] and Stammberger.

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