baby tooth


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baby tooth

baby tooth

n
(Dentistry) another term for milk tooth

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.
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Noun1.baby tooth - one of the first temporary teeth of a young mammal (one of 20 in children)baby 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
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WE all fondly remember the Tooth Fairy, who crept into our bedroom while we slept, removed the baby tooth we'd tucked under the pillow and left a reward.
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Losing a baby tooth is an exciting rite of passage for kids - so, mom Regine Velasquez chose to take a hands-on approach, extracting her son Nate's loose baby tooth by herself.
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DON'T FORGET THE TOOTH FAIRY Teach your children about the Tooth Fairy so that when they lose their first baby tooth, it is an exciting moment, not one to be feared.
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