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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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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.
Other newly announced acts include Pendulum, Don Broco, Krept & Konan, Deaf Havana, Fickle Friends and Milk Teeth.
Many people think that milk teeth are not very important since the permanent teeth will take over their place.
And so I set forth into the world with my canine milk teeth intact, never to be replaced by the permanent canines that had been binned, and as milk teeth aren't meant to last forever, those, too, dropped from the scene after a couple of years.
60 in the Midlands once they've lost all their 20 milk teeth, but this is still less than what their parents would have been getting.
WHEN a child loses one of their milk teeth, the Tooth Fairy is often on hand, leaving sparkly coins behind while they sleep, for them to find when they wake up.
WHEN a child loses one of their milk teeth, the Tooth Fairy is often at hand, leaving sparkly coins behind while they sleep, for them to find when they wake up.
Speaking to XPRESS, Dr Satyaki Arora, specialist paediatric dentist at the Clover Medical Centre, which organised the event, said, "The primary or milk teeth in children contain mesenchymal stem cells that can be extracted, stored and used at a later date for regenerative therapy.
Take your child to the dentist when their first milk teeth appear to get them used to check-ups.
More than 4290 kids under five had to have milk teeth removed in Scotland last year.
An international team of scientists, led by the University of Wollongong found a lower right jaw fragment and six milk teeth from at least one adult and two children on the Indonesian island of Flores, and dated to be at least 700,000 years old, Xinhua reported.
Aquafresh said: "Children's milk teeth are 50 per cent thinner so children's toothpaste has low abrasivity.