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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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TSAs use of passenger screening canines significantly impacts the efficiency of the security screening process.
The results are in agreement with Chaushu,13 but in contrast to results of Jacoby,14 Becker15 and Chaushu,16 who concluded that buccal displacement of the maxillary canines has been strongly associated with crowding.
The scope for treatment of these transmigrated canines is very limited.
COMPARISON OF ERUPTION OF CANINES AND SECOND PREMOLAR: In 288 subjects, the canines and second premolars were present.
The book shall serve as a complete ready-reckoner bringing all the aspects of canine reproduction, its diagnosis employing both standard and advanced techniques and its management.
Objectives included a determination of the industry's capability to use private canines to screen air cargo in accordance with TSA screening requirements, identification of standards for program implementation and an assessment of TSA resources to implement the program.
Numerous studies have been conducted to investigate the incidence and prevalence of impacted maxillary canines in different populations [7-11].
In Dinky's case, the lower canines were tucked in behind this upper incisor - not currently a problem but worth keeping an eye on.
Coues (8) provided a detailed study of the osteology and myology of Didelphis virginiana, however, only noted that the male canines appeared to be much larger than those of females.
Joe May, who heads the department's canine division, recalled being with Johnson and Charlie once during a traffic stop, when Charlie indicated there was some sort of drug in the car.
According to dog registration information in the United States, the most popular dog breed in 2004 was the labrador retriever, with 146,692 registered canines.