canine tooth


noun

Origin of canine tooth

First recorded in 1600–10
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Medicine definitions for canine tooth

canine tooth

n.

Any of four teeth having a thick conical crown and a long conical root, adjacent to the distal surface of the lateral incisors, in both deciduous and permanent dentition.cuspid
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