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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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Comparison between balanced occlusion and canine guidance in complete denture wearers--a clinical, randomized trial.
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