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baby tooth

noun

milk tooth

noun
1.
one of the temporary teeth of a mammal that are replaced by the permanent teeth.
Also called baby tooth, deciduous tooth, primary tooth.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30
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British Dictionary definitions for baby-tooth

baby tooth

noun
1.
another term for milk tooth

milk tooth

noun
1.
any of the first teeth to erupt; a deciduous tooth Also called baby tooth See also dentition
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baby-tooth in Medicine

baby tooth n.
See deciduous tooth.

milk tooth n.
See deciduous tooth.

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