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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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(1) The first incisor tooth from the mandible of spotted deer of the known estimated age of 2, 4, 5, 8, and 9 years was extracted with the help of a plier with utmost care so that cementum layers in root part of the tooth are not damaged.
An example of irregular incisor tooth wear and breakage with multiple lingual and labial surface fracture lines, tooth staining, and partially missing crowns is depicted in Figure 1.
This factor is overly conservative for large members and does not account for various types of incisor tooth dimensions and incision densities.
Mr Lanes was treated in hospital for facial injuries including a swollen, deformed nose and a chipped incisor tooth.
They were found guilty, along with a third man, of cruelly ill-treating a terrier which suffered cuts to its nose, lips and mouth and had an upper incisor tooth torn out by a badger or fox it had cornered in a badgers' sett on the bank of the River Tees at Thornaby.
310), as well as a newly discovered incisor tooth from the same site, they conclude that the primate Amphipithecus mongaungensis, or some closely related animal, may be the evolutionary link between anthropoids and the lower primates, or prosimians.
Peg-shaped maxillary lateral incisors presenting variations tooth size and number were evaluated as conical crown-size reduction or the mesiodistal width of an incisor tooth being shorter than the cervical width of the tooth crown according to criteria defined by Langlais et al.19
It might be that these teeth represent the full fusion of the first and second mandibular incisor tooth germs to produce a larger than normal incisor.
Clinically in this case the talon cusp was a well delineated additional cusp that projects from the lingual surface of permanent central incisor tooth that extends at least half the distance from the cemento enamel junction to the incisal edge.