deciduous tooth


Definition of deciduous tooth 

: a temporary tooth of a young mammal that in human dentition includes four incisors, two canines, and four molars in each jaw : baby tooth, milk tooth Occasionally, cats are born with duplicate or missing teeth, but the most common developmental problem is retained deciduous teeth— Drew Weigner Both sisters had severe dental caries as young children that necessitated the extraction of all deciduous teeth.— Christine M. Laine et al.

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1755, in the meaning defined above

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