Incisive foramen



incisive foramen n.
Any of usually four openings of the incisive canals into the incisive fossa of the hard palate.

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    [in-sahy-siv] /ɪnˈsaɪ sɪv/ adjective 1. penetrating; cutting; biting; trenchant: an incisive tone of voice. 2. remarkably clear and direct; sharp; keen; acute: an incisive method of summarizing the issue. 3. adapted for cutting or piercing. 4. of or relating to the : the incisive teeth. /ɪnˈsaɪsɪv/ adjective 1. keen, penetrating, or acute 2. biting or […]

  • Incisiveness

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