- Cutting; relating to the cutting edges of the incisor and cuspid teeth. [L. incido, pp. -cisus, to cut into]
* * *in·ci·sal in-'sī-zəl adj relating to, being, or involving the cutting edge or surface of a tooth (as an incisor)
* * *in·ci·sal (in-siґzəl) 1. cutting. 2. pertaining to the cutting edge of an anterior tooth.
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incisal — (ˈ)in|sīzəl adjective Etymology: Latin incisus + English al : cutting the incisal edge of a tooth … Useful english dictionary
incisal — adjective Date: 1903 relating to, involving, or being the cutting edge or surface of a tooth (as an incisor) … New Collegiate Dictionary
incisal — in·ci·sal (ĭn sīʹzəl) adj. Of, relating to, or being the cutting edge of an incisor or canine tooth. * * * … Universalium
incisal — in·ci·sal … English syllables
incisal — in•ci•sal [[t]ɪnˈsaɪ zəl[/t]] adj. den of or pertaining to the surface or cutting edge of an incisor • Etymology: 1915–20 … From formal English to slang
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