She smiled, too, her incisors creeping out from behind her lips.
We have teeth that allow us to grind plants (molars) or tear flesh (incisors).
The incisors much resemble those of rodents having persistent pulps, and enamel only on the anterior face.
His tusks are his incisors, and they have developed as have almost no other teeth in the mammals.
The lower canine teeth do not resemble in form the incisors, nor do they protrude horizontally, as in the Lemurs.
After the incisors, the premolars show the greatest number of anomalies.
“The only offensive thing I have is a pair of incisors,” said the water-rat.
The incisors are orthodont; the rostrum is short and the braincase is wide.
The front surface of the incisors has a broad, shallow groove.
The incisors indicate the age, but they are not usually liable to disease.
"cutting tooth," 1670s, from Medieval Latin incisor "a cutting tooth," literally "that which cuts into," from Latin incisus, past participle of incidere (see incision). Inscisours as the name of a cutting tool is attested from early 15c.
incisor in·ci·sor (ĭn-sī'zər)
Any of the four teeth adapted for cutting or gnawing, having a chisel-shaped crown and a single conical root and located in the front part of both jaws in both deciduous and permanent dentitions.