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Definition: 'Incisive Bone'

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incisive bone

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. the anterior and inner portion of the maxilla, which always in the fetus and sometimes in the adult is a separate bone; the incisive suture runs from the incisive canal between the lateral incisor and the canine tooth; the incisive bone is further divided by a suture between the two incisor teeth on each side into two bones, the endognathion and the mesognathion.

Synonyms: os incisivum, premaxilla1, intermaxilla, intermaxillary bone, os intermaxillare, os premaxillare, premaxillary bone

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