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canine

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noun ca·nine \ˈkā-ˌnīn, British also ˈkan-ˌīn\

Medical Definition of canine

  1. 1:  a conical pointed tooth; especially :  one situated between the lateral incisor and the first premolar

  2. 2:  any member of the family Canidae :  dog



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canine

adjective ca·nine

Medical Definition of canine

  1. :  of or relating to dogs or to the family Canidae





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