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dentition

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noun den·ti·tion \den-ˈti-shən\

Definition of dentition

  1. 1 :  the development and cutting of teeth

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

  3. 3 :  teeth



Origin of dentition

Latin dentition-, dentitio, from dentire to cut teeth, from dent-, dens


First Known Use: 1615


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dentition

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noun den·ti·tion \den-ˈtish-ən\

Medical Definition of dentition

  1. 1:  the development and cutting of teeth

  2. 2:  the character of a set of teeth especially with regard to their number, kind, and arrangement

  3. 3:  teeth



Illustration of dentition


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