deciduous tooth


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deciduous 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.deciduous tooth - one of the first temporary teeth of a young mammal (one of 20 in children)deciduous 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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In the studies where the effectiveness of sodium hypochlorite on Enterococcus faecalis in deciduous tooth canals was analyzed, successful results were obtained (26,28).
Stem cells from deciduous tooth repair mandibular defect in swine.
Various genetic factors, an exchange in the position of the forming dental lamina along with trauma to the deciduous tooth with the permanent incisor root dilaceration, were suggested as reasons for transposition.
Deciduous tooth size and morphogenetic fields in children from Christ Church, Spitalfields.
Significant differences between male and female permanent and deciduous tooth crown dimensions are shown in various studies.