Odontoid meaning

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Resembling a tooth.
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Of or relating to the odontoid process.

The odontoid ligaments.

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Toothlike.
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Designating or of a toothlike or peg-shaped process projecting from the second vertebra of the neck, on which the top vertebra moves and rotates.
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Resembling a tooth.
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Of or relating to the odontoid process.

The odontoid ligaments.

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Resembling a tooth, especially in shape.
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A separate bone, in many reptiles, corresponding to the odontoid process.
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Origin of odontoid

  • Ancient Greek ὀδών (odōn, “tooth") + -oid

    From Wiktionary