- the teething process
- the number and kind of teeth and their arrangement in the mouth
Origin of dentitionClassical Latin dentitio, a teething from dentire, to cut teeth from dens, tooth
- The type, number, and arrangement of a set of teeth.
- The process of growing new teeth; teething.
Origin of dentitionLatin dentītiō dentītiōn- from dentītus past participle of dentīre to teethe from dēns dent- tooth ; see dentist .
(countable and uncountable, plural dentitions)
From Latin dentītiō (“teething, dentition”).