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den·ti·tion

 (dĕn-tĭsh′ən)
n.
1. The type, number, and arrangement of a set of teeth.
2. The process of growing new teeth; teething.

[Latin dentītiō, dentītiōn-, from dentītus, past participle of dentīre, to teethe, from dēns, dent-, tooth; see dentist.]

dentition

(dɛnˈtɪʃən)
n
1. (Dentistry) the arrangement, type, and number of the teeth in a particular species. Man has a primary dentition of deciduous teeth and a secondary dentition of permanent teeth
2. (Dentistry) teething or the time or process of teething
[C17: from Latin dentītiō a teething]

den•ti•tion

(dɛnˈtɪʃ ən)

n.
1. the makeup of a set of teeth including their kind, number, and arrangement.
2. the cutting of the teeth.
[1605–15; < Latin dentītiō=dentī(re) to cut teeth, teethe + -tiō -tion]

den·ti·tion

(dĕn-tĭsh′ən)
The type, number, and arrangement of teeth in an animal species. In mammals, dentition consists of several different types of teeth, including incisors, canines, and molars. The teeth of toothed fish and reptiles are usually of only one type.

dentition

the production or cutting of teeth; teething. Also called odontogeny.
See also: Teeth
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dentition - the eruption through the gums of baby teethdentition - the eruption through the gums of baby teeth
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
precocious dentition - teething at an earlier age than expected
2.dentition - the kind and number and arrangement of teeth (collectively) in a person or animaldentition - the kind and number and arrangement of teeth (collectively) in a person or animal
primary dentition - dentition of deciduous teeth
secondary dentition - dentition of permanent teeth
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
mouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, rima oris - the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge; "he stuffed his mouth with candy"
set - a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth"
Translations

dentition

[denˈtɪʃən] Ndentición f

dentition

n (= process of teething)Zahnen nt, → Dentition f (spec); (= arrangement of teeth)Gebissform f

dentition

[dɛnˈtɪʃn] n (teeth) → dentatura; (teething) → dentizione f

den·ti·tion

n. dentición, brote de los dientes;
___ primary___ primaria [first teeth] o dientes de leche;
___, secondary___ secundaria o dientes permanentes.
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