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den·tal

 (dĕn′tl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or for the teeth: dental caps.
2. Of, relating to, or intended for dentistry: dental work; dental bills.
3. Linguistics Articulated with the tip of the tongue near or against the upper front teeth: the English dental consonants t and d.
n. Linguistics
A dental consonant.

[New Latin dentālis, from Latin dēns, dent-, tooth; see dent- in Indo-European roots.]

dental

(ˈdɛntəl)
adj
1. (Dentistry) of or relating to the teeth
2. (Dentistry) of or relating to dentistry
3. (Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics
a. pronounced or articulated with the tip of the tongue touching the backs of the upper teeth, as for t in French tout
b. (esp in the phonology of some languages, such as English) another word for alveolar
n
(Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics a dental consonant
[C16: from Medieval Latin dentālis, from Latin dens tooth]

den•tal

(ˈdɛn tl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the teeth: a dental surgeon.
2. of or pertaining to dentistry.
3. (of a speech sound) articulated with the tongue tip touching or near the back of the upper front teeth, as t in French or the sound (th) in English.
n.
4. a dental speech sound.
[1585–95; < Medieval Latin]
den•tal′i•ty, n.
den′tal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dental - a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge
consonant - a speech sound that is not a vowel
Adj.1.dental - of or relating to the teeth; "dental floss"
2.dental - of or relating to dentistry; "dental student"
Translations
سِنِّي، خاص بالأسْنانمُتَعَلِّق بلَأسْنان
zubní
tand-dental-
hammas-
zubni
fog-
tann-
歯の
이의
dantų
zobu-
zubný
zoben
tand-
เกี่ยวกับฟัน
dişdişe ait
thuộc răng

dental

[ˈdentl]
A. ADJdental
B. N (Ling) → dental f
C. CPD dental appointment Ncita f con el dentista
dental floss Nseda f dental, hilo m dental
dental hygienist Nhigienista mf dental
dental nurse Nauxiliar mf en odontología, enfermero/a m/f dental
dental science Nodontología f
dental surgeon Nodontólogo/a m/f, dentista mf
dental technician Nprotésico/a m/f dental

dental

[ˈdɛntəl] adj [treatment, work] → dentaire; [health] → dentaire dental floss, dental hygienist, dental nurse, dental records, dental surgeon, dental surgerydental floss nfil m dentairedental hygienist nhygiéniste mf dentairedental nurse nassistant(e) m/f dentairedental records npldossier m dentairedental surgeon ndentiste mfdental surgery ncabinet m dentaire

dental

adj
Zahn-; treatmentzahnärztlich; trainingzahnmedizinisch (form)
(Ling) → Dental-, dental; dental soundDentallaut m
n (Ling) → Dental m, → Zahnlaut m

dental

:
dental assistant
nZahnarzthelfer(in) m(f)
dental floss
nZahnseide f
dental hygiene
nZahnpflege f
dental hygienist
nzahnmedizinischer Fachhelfer, zahnmedizinische Fachhelferin
dental implant
nZahnimplantat nt
dental nurse
nZahnarzthelfer(in) m(f)
dental surgeon
nZahnarzt m/-ärztin f
dental technician
nZahntechniker(in) m(f)

dental

[ˈdɛntl] adj (surgery, care) → dentistico/a, odontoiatrico/a; (appointment) → dal dentista
dental orthopaedics → ortodonzia
dental technician → odontotecnico

dental

(ˈdentl) adjective
of or for the teeth. Regular dental care is essential for healthy teeth.

dental

مُتَعَلِّق بلَأسْنان zubní tand- dental οδοντικός dental hammas- dentaire zubni dentale 歯の 이의 tandheelkundig tann- dentystyczny dental зубной tand- เกี่ยวกับฟัน diş thuộc răng 牙科的

den·tal

a. dental, dentario-a, rel. a los dientes;
___ abscessabsceso ___;
___ ankylosisanquilosis ___;
___ archarco ___;
___ bulbbulbo ___;
___ carecuidado ___;
___ cariescaries ___ -es;
___ drilltaladro, torno;
___ enamelesmalte dentario;
___ flosshilo ___, hilo de seda encerada;
___ flossing systemsistema para aplicar hilo ___;
___ folliclefolículo ___;
___ health servicesservicios de salud ___;
___ hygienisttécnico-a en profiláctica ___;
___ implantsimplantes ___-es;
___ impressionimpresión, mordisco;
___ impactationinclusión dentaria;
___ plaqueplaca dentaria;
___ public healthsalud pública ___;
___ schoolescuela de odontología;
___ surgeoncirujano;
___ tartarsarro ___;
___ technicianmecánico ___.

dental

adj dental
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