odontogeny

origin and development of teeth

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Odontogeny — O don*tog e*ny ([=o] d[o^]n*t[o^]j [ e]*n[y^]), n. [Odonto + root of Gr. gi gnesqai to be born: cf: F. odontog[ e]nie.] (Physiol.) Generation, or mode of development, of the teeth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • odontogeny — odontogenic /oh don teuh jen ik/, adj. /oh don toj euh nee/, n. Dentistry. the development of teeth. Also, odontogenesis /oh don teuh jen euh sis/. [1850 55; ODONTO + GENY] * * * odontogeny / ojˈi ni/ noun The origin and development of teeth • •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • odontogeny — odontogenic /oh don teuh jen ik/, adj. /oh don toj euh nee/, n. Dentistry. the development of teeth. Also, odontogenesis /oh don teuh jen euh sis/. [1850 55; ODONTO + GENY] * * * …   Universalium

  • odontogeny — SYN: odontogenesis …   Medical dictionary

  • odontogeny — n. formation of teeth …   English contemporary dictionary

  • odontogenesis — The process of development of the teeth. SYN: odontogeny, odontosis. [odonto + G. genesis, production] o. imperfecta SYN: odontodysplasia. * * * odon·to·gen·e·sis ō .dänt ə jen ə səs n, pl e·ses …   Medical dictionary

  • Causation and Formation — These words refer to causation, formation, origination, production, growth, development or generation. While this might seem like a pretty broad category, all of the words in the list derive from the single Greek word genesis, which can have all… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • odont- — combining form or odonto Etymology: French, from Greek, from odont , odōn more at tooth : tooth odontitis …   Useful english dictionary

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