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Medical Term:

incisor tooth


Definition: a tooth with a chisel-shaped crown and a single conical tapering root; there are four of these teeth in the anterior part of each jaw, in both the deciduous and the permanent dentitions.

Synonym(s): dens incisivusTA, incisor

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