Incisive fossa



incisive fossa n.
The depression in the midline of the bony palate behind the central incisors into which the incisive canals open.

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  • Incisive foramen

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

  • Incisively

    [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

    [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 […]

  • Incisive papilla

    incisive papilla n. A slight elevation of the mucosa at the front extremity of the raphe of the palate.



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