Medical Dictionary

tooth


tooth

noun \ˈtüth\
plural teeth \ˈtēth\

Definition of TOOTH

:  any of the hard bony appendages that are borne on the jaws and serve especially for the prehension and mastication of food—see milk tooth, permanent tooth

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