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  • as intooth
  • as intooth
  • as intusk

synonyms for incisor

  • bicuspid
  • canine
  • cuspid
  • denticle
  • eyetooth
  • fang
  • grinder
  • ivory
  • molar
  • premolar
  • tusk
  • dentation
  • dentile
  • laniary
  • ivory
  • canine
  • fang
  • tooth
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How to use incisor in a sentence

In humans, abnormalities in this gene and several of its close neighbors collectively cause a syndrome that’s lethal to males and can prevent the maxillary lateral incisors, which correspond roughly to elephant tusks, from growing in females.
IVORY POACHING HAS TRIGGERED A SURGE IN ELEPHANTS BORN WITHOUT TUSKSKATE BAGGALEYOCTOBER 22, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
In humans, the disruption of one of those genes can cause tooth brittleness and the absence of a pair of upper incisors that are the “anatomical equivalent of tusks,” Campbell-Staton says.
TUSKLESS ELEPHANTS BECAME COMMON AS AN EVOLUTIONARY RESPONSE TO POACHERSJAKE BUEHLEROCTOBER 21, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The tools, shaped like giant incisors, are almost identical to celts that would have traditionally been made from stone—but the iron versions would have been ground into shape by hand, without the help of a forge.
CENTURIES-OLD TOOLS REVEAL HOW THE CHIKASHA PEOPLE FOUGHT OFF CONQUISTADORSSARA CHODOSHJULY 12, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Horses have snipping incisors at the front to tear up grass, and huge grinding molars at the back.
HOW DO YOU BUILD A CENTAUR?BETHANY BROOKSHIREFEBRUARY 10, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
In young females the width of the braincase is more than the distance between the alveoli of the incisor and first molar.
SUBSPECIATION IN POCKET GOPHERS OF KANSAS, [KU. VOL. 1 NO. 11]BERNARDO VILLA-R
The incisor teeth are remarkably curved in their long axes, with a convexity in front.
PREHISTORIC MANW. L. H. DUCKWORTH
I see four sharp incisor teeth, father—two upper, and two under, as a squirrel has.
THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSONJOHANN DAVID WYSS
The single median sulcus on the anterior face of each incisor is typical of the genus Cratogeomys.
PLEISTOCENE POCKET GOPHERS FROM SAN JOSECITO CAVE, NUEVO LEON, MEXICOROBERT J. RUSSELL
The incisor of memorial brasses, again, more especially in continental examples, shows a fondness for the same principle.
LINE AND FORM (1900)WALTER CRANE
From one of the incisor teeth a quadrangular piece had been cleanly removed (fig. 21, g).
THE MAYA INDIANS OF SOUTHERN YUCATAN AND NORTHERN BRITISH HONDURASTHOMAS WILLIAM FRANCIS GANN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INCISOR

  • bicuspid
  • canine
  • cuspid
  • dentation
  • denticle
  • dentile
  • eyetooth
  • fang
  • grinder
  • incisor
  • ivory
  • laniary
  • molar
  • premolar
  • tusk
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.