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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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In this study, SCTG+CAF and SCTG+CAF+EMD were compared in terms of root coverage using the RES system and clinical parameters in bilateral canine teeth. According to the results, despite better clinical outcomes in the EMD group, the null hypothesis that the application of EMD has no positive impact on gingival recession treatment results cannot be completely rejected.
Dogs without canine teeth sometimes have difficulty keeping their tongues in their mouths, which can lead to the tongue drying out and skin infections from constant drool.
Based on the clinical and radiological findings, the maxillary canine teeth were extracted.
Further studies are likely to be required to identify the etiology behind the high prevalence of impacted maxillary canine teeth in Kosovar subjects.
For lateral and canine teeth, it was opposite and multistrand wire made the teeth less move than FRC.
Dracula's "sharp white teeth" are reminiscent of canine teeth, and indeed Stoker specifically refers to vampire teeth as "canine" several times in the novel.
Her stiff horsehair wig, styled in a tight samurai-style topknot, did little to soften the frankly Habsburgian-underbite that made her lower canine teeth protrude over her lower lip.
In this retainer the wire was bonded to the canine teeth only.
Some teeth are more prone to demineralization, typically the maxillary lateral incisors and the mandibular canine teeth. The disto-gingival area of the labial enamel surface is the area most commonly affected.
Tigers have the largest canine teeth of any land- C based carnivores.
OTTO We said we would never get another When the last of our dogs went to sleep But when our eyes did fix on big Otto We just wanted him home to keep Just because he's so big & strong Doesn't mean that he's built for fight Otto would rather come & lick you Than use his canine teeth to bite But what I find so mystifying Is why Rottweilers get a bad name Because our Otto is so really gentle With a personality so calm & so tame So don't be scared or alarmed If a great big dog comes your way It will probably just be our Otto Jumping about & wanting to play Jackie May, Bosworth Road, Barlestone, Nr Nuneaton.
And unlike Old World monkeys and hominoids that evolved after about 24 million years ago, Saadanius--which Zalmout's group identifies as a male based on dental characteristics--lacked nasal sinuses and large canine teeth typical of later ape and monkey males.

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