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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 Primary Dentition

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

Example sentences of the word primary-dentition


1. Noun Phrase
Candidates must observe these procedures in one patient with permanent dentition and one patient with mixed or primary 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)

3. primary

adjective. ['ˈpraɪˌmɛri'] of first rank or importance or value; direct and immediate rather than secondary.

Synonyms

  • essential
  • direct
  • first
  • first-string
  • original
  • particular
  • capital
  • special

Antonyms

  • inessential
  • secondary
  • unoriginal
  • undock

4. primary

adjective. ['ˈpraɪˌmɛri'] not derived from or reducible to something else; basic.

Antonyms

  • expendable

5. primary

adjective. ['ˈpraɪˌmɛri'] most important element.

Synonyms

  • important
  • main
  • of import
  • master
  • principal

Antonyms

  • inessentiality
  • noncrucial
  • unnecessary
  • adjective

6. primary

noun. ['ˈpraɪˌmɛri'] a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen.

Synonyms

  • primary election
  • direct primary

Antonyms

  • indirectness
  • unrelated
  • collateral

7. primary

noun. ['ˈpraɪˌmɛri'] one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing.

Synonyms

  • primary feather
  • pinion
  • primary quill
  • quill feather
  • flight feather

Antonyms

  • inexact
  • relative
  • late
  • middle

8. primary

adjective. ['ˈpraɪˌmɛri'] of primary importance.

Synonyms

  • essential

Antonyms

  • extrinsic
  • dispensable

9. primary

noun. ['ˈpraɪˌmɛri'] (astronomy) a celestial body (especially a star) relative to other objects in orbit around it.

Synonyms

  • celestial body

Antonyms

  • cardinal
  • irregular

10. primary

adjective. ['ˈpraɪˌmɛri'] of or being the essential or basic part.

Synonyms

  • basic
  • elemental

Antonyms

  • indirect
  • dishonest
  • refrain
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