Dentition Definition

dĕn-tĭshən
noun
The number and kind of teeth and their arrangement in the mouth.
Webster's New World
The teething process.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Dentition

Noun

Singular:
dentition
Plural:
dentitions

Origin of Dentition

  • Latin dentītiō dentītiōn- from dentītus past participle of dentīre to teethe from dēns dent- tooth dentist

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin dentītiō (“teething, dentition”).

    From Wiktionary

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