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Example sentences for "canines"

Lexicographically close words:
canful; cani; canibus; canicular; canine; caning; canique; canister; canisters; canit
  1. The incisors are chisel-shaped, and the canines tend to become isolated so as in the now specialized forms to occupy nearly the middle of a longer or shorter gap between the incisors and premolars.

  2. The incisors are small and the canines scarcely enlarged; the latter having a gap on each side in the lower, but only one on their hinder aspect in the upper jaw.

  3. Canines to right of him, canines to left of him, volleyed and thundered!

  4. The especial feature of the walrus, however, is the pair of great ivory tusks, often two feet or more long, which are the canines of the upper jaw.

  5. Their cardinal characteristics are found in their round heads and short muzzles; their teeth fitted for cutting rather than chewing, with sharp and slender canines very prominent; their sheathed claws; and their powerful activity.

  6. What does the combination in our teeth of canines and grinders suggest as to the character of our food?

  7. The middle incisors are usually cut about the age of seven months, the others at nine months, the first molars at twelve months, the canines at eighteen months, and the remaining molars at two or three years of age.

  8. In Mice the canines are wanting, in the Sloths the front teeth, and in the Ant-eaters actually all.

  9. Molar teeth mostly quadriacuminate, with a break in the series, canines and pointed incisors, or rodent teeth with lateral incisors, five toes; live upon worms and insects.

  10. Indian elephant; on canines in a female deer; on Hyomoschus aquaticus.

  11. Naulette, jaw from, large size of the canines in.

  12. Antilope montana, rudimentary canines in the young male of.

  13. In old males of the musk-deer the canines (Pallas, 'Spic.

  14. In 4% the canines are very strongly developed, long, sharp, and curving inwardly as in carnivores.

  15. This muscle, which is strongly developed in the dog, serves when contracted to draw back the lip leaving the canines exposed.

  16. The teeth are frequently striated transversely or set very wide apart (diastema) with gaps on either side of the upper canines into which the lower ones fit, a simian characteristic.

  17. In the upper jaw there are six incisors of equal size--three on each side--two comparatively large canines of triangular shape and flattened from the sides, eight little premolars and six molars.

  18. In the lower jaw the dentition is somewhat puzzling, as the canines are similar to the incisors and the first premolar is developed into a suitable mate for the upper canine.

  19. The canines and the inner incisors of the upper jaw are noticeably large and strong.

  20. Both incisors and canines are devoid of roots and grow throughout life, the canines, and in the typical species one pair of lower incisors, growing to an immense size.

  21. Other modifications are the loss of the upper incisors; the development of the canines into projecting tusks; and the loss of the anterior premolars.

  22. Mr. Tegetmeier has shown me the skull of a female cat with its canines so much developed that they protruded uncovered beyond the lips; the tooth with the fang being .

  23. A year ago the third incisor was only just rising; the canines were small, and strongly grooved, and the third milk grinder was yet existing.

  24. The lower canines form massive tusks, curved in the arc of a circle, ground away obliquely by the upper pair; which are short and similarly worn on their front edges.

  25. A year hence, the central incisors will be worn quite flat, and their marks obliterated; the canines will be fully grown tusks, the second molar will have reached its full height, and all the teeth will be of the same level.

  26. Watch the horse use its lips, and examine the mouth and teeth, finding the grinding teeth far back in the mouth, the incisors in front, and the space where the canines are missing.

  27. The male may have canines in the upper jaw.

  28. But their lower jaws lack canines and incisors, and as for their upper canines, they consist of two tusks eighty centimeters long with a circumference of thirty-three centimeters at the socket.

  29. The milk-dentition includes three pairs of incisors and one of canines in each jaw.

  30. The earlier forms had the full series of 44 teeth, with the premolars simpler than the molars; but in the later types the canines and some of the incisors disappear, and at least the hinder premolars become molar-like.

  31. A Couple of Distinguished Canines Mention is made in another article of the employment of cats in post offices as “mousers,” and they doubtless contribute their share towards public benefit.

  32. If the annoyance be repeated, he draws back his thick lips and reveals a prominent row of hideous fangs (large canines being especially noticeable), and then makes a quick and cruel clutch with his open hand at the offending person.

  33. The upper lip during the act of grinning is retracted, as in snarling, so that the canines are exposed, and the ears are drawn backwards; but the general appearance of the animal clearly shows that anger is not felt.

  34. Whether the adult anthropomorphous apes, in the males of whom the canines are much larger than in the females, uncover them when prepared to fight, is not known.

  35. The "crowns" of the lower canines are missing; otherwise the teeth are present and entire.

  36. In the same subspecies, he noted 28 days after birth that the canines and carnassial teeth [second deciduous cheek tooth above and third below] had erupted through the gums.

  37. A specimen with very large canines has been reported from the Andaman Islands (P.

  38. The normal number of grinders is seven in each jaw, while the incisors, as we have already remarked, vary not only in form but also are sometimes absent, and canines are not developed in any of the living or fossil members of the family.

  39. Babirussa than any others of the pigs, the front of the canines being rather more produced than in other species, but not nearly so much so as in Babirussa.

  40. Size of a domestic cat, but with stouter limbs and a much longer and thicker tail, of uniform thickness throughout and reaching back to the occiput when reflected; the upper canines are not remarkably elongated as in F.

  41. It is strange that the most dog-like of the wild canines should refuse domestication when even the savage European wolf has become so attached as to pine during the absence of his master.

  42. Their canines are very large and directed outwards and upwards in a curve, grinding against each other to a sharp edge and fine point.

  43. I hope we shall kill leopards enough to have canines for a big necklace for him.

  44. The number of hippopotami that have fallen under his gun is very great; the necklace I wear round my neck is made of the canines of some of the leopards he has killed.

  45. The Sakis are characterised by having their lower incisor teeth inclined forward at their summits somewhat as among the Lemurs; and separated from the long canines by an interspace.

  46. The canines are very large, tusk-like, and set in an excavated notch on the jaw.

  47. The anterior pre-molar is always vertically longer than the others, and assumes the form and function of the canines in other animals.

  48. The incisor teeth are equal in size; the canines are small, and of the same length as the incisors, and the molars, which are vertically higher than the canines, are thick and quadrangular.

  49. In the upper jaw the incisors are wanting; the canines are very large and grooved internally, and have a posterior heel.

  50. The upper incisors are broad; the canines long; and the lower incisors project forwards, somewhat as in the Lemurs.

  51. The canines are small, and the gap between them and the anterior pre-molar is very small.

  52. In the upper jaw the incisors are small, sub-equal, and situated anteriorly to the canines and are not in contact with each other, or with the latter.

  53. These animals in their dentition approached the American tapirs, except that they had great canines like the bear, while their feet resembled those of the elephant, and some of them attained the dimensions of the ox.

  54. Still the differences are great, as, for instance, in the much larger size of the canines and premolars.

  55. They were heavily armed with immense canines on the upper jaws, and two or even three pairs of horns or hard protuberances on the head (Fig.

  56. Its huge tusk-like canines and powerful limbs seem to fit it more than any other of the cat family for destructive efficiency.

  57. The boy understood, and gave the canines the lash.

  58. When the travelers came up, they found the canines stretched out resting.

  59. The canines seemed to realize the loneliness of the situation, and occasionally stopped short, squatted down, and rent the air with dismal howlings.

  60. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "canines" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.