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- adj. Shaped like a canine tooth
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Resembling a canine tooth.
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Its immense long-jawed skull and huge, subconical caniniform teeth were well suited for predation on other marine reptiles, and numerous Oxford Clay reptiles exhibit bite marks that match Liopleurodon teeth (Anderson 2005).
All incisors are caniniform with simple conical crowns on a single root.
Again, all incisors are caniniform with simple conical crowns on a single root.