bitewing

play
noun bite·wing \ˈbīt-ˌwiŋ\

Definition of bitewing

  1. :  a dental X-ray film designed to show the crowns of the upper and lower teeth simultaneously

1932

First Known Use of bitewing

1932


Medical Dictionary

bitewing

play
noun bite·wing \ˈbīt-ˌwiŋ\

Medical Definition of bitewing

  1. :  dental X-ray film designed to show the crowns of the upper and lower teeth simultaneously

Learn More about bitewing


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up bitewing? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a dividing ridge between drainage areas

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • shamrock
  • What is the best definition of green-eyed monster?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!