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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Worryingly, around one third of five-year-olds and almost one half of eight-year-olds were found to have decay in their milk teeth.
All but four of her 20 milk teeth were decayed, a Bristol council report said.
Surely if you're taught to look after your milk teeth, then you're much more likely to make sure your big ones last the distance.
The study of more than 13,500 children and 10,000 dental examinations showed 31% of five-yearolds and 46% of eight-yearolds had milk teeth decay.
As the youngest in his class he's the only one who retains every one of his milk teeth.
The rare incense was found inside a Roman cof-coffin lifted from a field in North Warwickshire alongside olive oil, pistachio resin, two bangles and some milk teeth.
Commonly known as simple milk teeth, primary teeth grow from five-and -a-half months to 24 months, he said, adding that permanent teeth grew from five-and-a half years to thirteen years except wisdom teeth.
These stem cells are found in both, baby teeth ( milk teeth of children of 5- 12 years) and permanent teeth of young adults ideally below 30 years of age.
We cannot fight corruption in South Sudan if the Anti-Corruption Commission is not provided with real teeth, not its current milk teeth, to bite with properly," Telar said shortly after taking oath before the president.
The Belvedere Apollo is dug up heralding the onset of The Renaissance as a tiger meets a foe in a Siberian Forest, the Pendle witches are hung in Lancashire, and in tsunami-struck Japanese gardens, South Sea islands and New York hotel rooms, lives are loosened like milk teeth.
Wasted, the artist's new exhibition at The Herbert Gallery, Coventry, includes inter-related sculptures made from children's milk teeth, discarded human bones, dental casts and human fat.
Eddie Crouch, Secretary for the Birmingham Local Dental Committee, said decayed milk teeth had been removed from some city kids.