HyperDic: dentition

English > 2 senses of the word dentition:
NOUNprocessdentition, teething, odontiasisthe eruption through the gums of baby teeth
bodydentition, teeththe kind and number and arrangement of teeth (collectively) in a person or animal
dentition > pronunciation
Soundsdehntih'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > dentition: 2 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe eruption through the gums of baby teeth.
Synonymsteething, odontiasis
Narrowerprecocious dentitionteething at an earlier age than expected
Broadergrowth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically
Spanishdentición, odontiasis
Catalandentició, odontiasis
English > dentition: 2 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe kind and number and arrangement of teeth (collectively) in a person or animal.
Synonymteeth
MemberstoothHard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates
Part ofmouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, rima orisThe opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
Narrowerprimary dentitiondentition of deciduous teeth
secondary dentitiondentition of permanent teeth
BroadersetA group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
Spanishdentadura, dentición, dientes
Catalandentició

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