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milk tooth

milk tooth

n
(Dentistry) any of the first teeth to erupt; a deciduous tooth. Also called: baby tooth See also dentition

decid′uous tooth`


n.
one of the temporary teeth of a mammal, in humans amounting to 20, that are replaced by the permanent teeth. Also called baby tooth, milk tooth.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.milk tooth - one of the first temporary teeth of a young mammal (one of 20 in children)milk tooth - one of the first temporary teeth of a young mammal (one of 20 in children)
child's body - the body of a human child
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
Translations
إحْدى الأسْنان اللَّبَنِيَّه
mléčné zubymléčný zub
mælketand
dentición de lechedentición deciduadentición infantildentición primariamjölktand
maitohammas
שן חלב
tejfog
mjólkur-/barnatönn
乳歯
ząb mleczny
dinte de lapte
süt dişi

milk tooth

ndente m di latte

milk

(milk) noun
a white liquid produced by female mammals as food for their young. The commonest source of milk is the cow.
verb
to obtain milk from. The farmer milks his cows each day.
ˈmilky adjective
1. containing milk. milky coffee.
2. like milk in appearance. A milky substance.
ˈmilkiness noun
ˈmilkmaid noun
formerly, a woman employed to milk cows by hand.
ˈmilkman noun
a man who delivers milk.
ˈmilkshake noun
a drink made by shaking up milk and a particular flavouring. I'd like a chocolate/strawberry milkshake.
milk tooth
one of the first set of a baby's teeth. The child's milk teeth started to come out when he was six years old.
the Milky Way (also the Galaxy)
a huge collection of stars stretching across the sky.
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Yes, puppies grow 28 "milk teeth" from three weeks of age.
dental filling material: cement glass polyolkenate regenerative chemical curing for use in filling carious cavities of classes 3 and 5 of milk teeth of the type glassin rest (10 g) or similar 5 pack.
Every day's a school to the dentist this few new things Firstly, tha waited until 11, a had l befor their MNa that I shouldn't have the children - Zac, and Amara, eight - lost their milk teeth before I took them for first check-up!
Milk Teeth Fresh off the conveyor-belt All shiny and new Gleaming and painted Or metallic in hue We are a matched pair We really do click Will never have an escort Ever so slick That first car's a treasure Old, new or vintage It's yours and you love it Regardless of lineage The first scratch - Heartache The first dent A wound Restore it lovingly Back to brand new How long will it last?
Milk teeth don't matter, they fall out anyway FALSE Dr Okoye said: "Your milk teeth act as a guide for your adult teeth to grow through in the right place.
Dr Erin Dunn, a psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital, examined lost milk teeth from six-year-olds and found those with thinner enamel were more likely to have attention deficit issues.
The mother must do the same after every bottle feed as well until the child has milk teeth. Once the milk teeth emerge, parents can use a small brush that fits over the index finger to clean the teeth.
The scientists surveyed parents of children who had already lost at least one of their milk teeth. Of the nearly 1,300 responses received for the study, around 80 percent of parents reported positive feelings, while only 20 percent told of negative emotions.
Gloucestershire punks Milk Teeth hit the road once again in support of their latest EP Go Away, which includes a special intimate show at The Parish.