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interdental

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adjective in·ter·den·tal \ˌin-tər-ˈden-təl\

Definition of interdental

  1. 1 :  situated or intended for use between the teeth

  2. 2 :  formed with the tip of the tongue between the upper and lower front teeth

interdentally

play \-təl-ē\ adverb


Circa 1874

First Known Use of interdental

circa 1874


Medical Dictionary

interdental

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adjective in·ter·den·tal \ˌint-ər-ˈdent-əl\

Medical Definition of interdental

  1. :  situated or intended for use between the teeth <floss the interdental spaces>

interdentally

\-əl-ē\play adverb



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