(also incisor tooth)
Definition of incisor in English:
A narrow-edged tooth at the front of the mouth, adapted for cutting. In humans there are four incisors in each jaw.
- Generally, the front, incisor and canine teeth have one canal, premolars have two canals and the back molar teeth have three.
- During the teenage years, boys and girls get each of their top four incisor teeth filed to a point.
- The molars' purpose is to grind food, and the incisors and canine teeth are used to bite into and tear food.
Definition of incisor in:
- US English dictionary
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