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dentition

noun den·ti·tion \den-ˈti-shən\

Definition of DENTITION

1
:  the development and cutting of teeth
2
:  the character of a set of teeth especially with regard to their number, kind, and arrangement — see tooth illustration
3
:  teeth

Origin of DENTITION

Latin dentition-, dentitio, from dentire to cut teeth, from dent-, dens
First Known Use: 1615
Medical Dictionary

dentition

noun den·ti·tion \den-ˈtish-ən\

Medical Definition of DENTITION

1
:  the development and cutting of teeth
2
:  the character of a set of teeth especially with regard to their number, kind, and arrangement
3
:  teeth

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