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Meaning of DENTITION

Pronunciation:  den'tishun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the kind and number and arrangement of teeth (collectively) in a person or animal
  2. [n]  the eruption through the gums of baby teeth
 

DENTITION is a 9 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: odontiasis, teeth, teething
 
 See Also: development, growing, growth, maturation, mouth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, oral cavity, oral fissure, precocious dentition, primary dentition, rima oris, secondary dentition, set, tooth

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Den*ti"tion\, n. [L. dentitio, fr. dentire to cut
teeth, fr. dens, dentis, tooth. See {Dentist}.]
1. The development and cutting of teeth; teething.

2. (Zo["o]l.) The system of teeth peculiar to an animal.

 

 

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