DENTI

denti-

a combining form meaning “tooth,” used in the formation of compound words: dentiform.
Also, especially before a vowel, dent-.
Compare odonto-.


Origin:
< Latin, combining form of dēns, stem dent-; see tooth

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denti- or (before a vowel) dent-
 
combining form
indicating a tooth: dentiform; dentine
 
[from Latin dēns, dent-]
 
dent- or (before a vowel) dent-
 
combining form
 
[from Latin dēns, dent-]

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denti- or dent- or dento-
pref.

  1. Tooth: dentalgia.

  2. Dental: dentilabial.

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