milk tooth


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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 ?
Follow these tips and you can help keep your kids' teeth decay free: | Start brushing your baby's teeth with fluoride toothpaste as soon as the first milk tooth breaks through.
Follow these tips and you can help keep your kids' teeth decay free: S | tart brushing your baby's teeth with fluoride toothpaste as soon as the first milk tooth breaks through.
Follow these tips and you can help keep your kids' teeth decay free: 6 Start brushing your baby's teeth with fluoride toothpaste as soon as the first milk tooth breaks through as this helps prevent and control tooth decay.