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1. dentition

noun. ['dɛnˈtɪʃən'] the eruption through the gums of baby teeth.

Synonyms

  • odontiasis
  • maturation
  • ontogeny
  • ontogenesis
  • precocious dentition
  • growing
  • teething
  • development

Antonyms

  • depressurize
  • desynchronize
  • blur
  • desynchronise

Etymology

  • dentitio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Dentition

  • predisposition
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  • statistician
  • reimposition
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  • redefinition
  • precondition
  • pediatrician
  • obstetrician
  • mathematician
  • malnutrition
  • geriatrician
  • fondkommission
  • extradition
  • transmission
  • superstition
  • requisition
  • recondition
  • recognition
  • proposition
  • premonition
  • preignition
  • inquisition
  • exposition
  • expedition
  • electrician

How do you pronounce dentition?

Pronounce dentition as dɛnˈtɪʃən.

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Example sentences of the word dentition


1. Noun, singular or mass
Done incorrectly, a power tool can quickly destroy a horse's dentition.

2. dentition

noun. ['dɛnˈtɪʃən'] the kind and number and arrangement of teeth (collectively) in a person or animal.

Synonyms

  • mouth
  • rima oris
  • oral cavity
  • tooth
  • primary dentition
  • secondary dentition
  • oral fissure
  • teeth

Antonyms

  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize
  • depressurise
  • pressurise

Etymology

  • dentitio (Latin)
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