odonto

odonto-

a combining form meaning “tooth,” used in the formation of compound words: odontology.
Also, especially before a vowel, odont-.
Compare -odont, -odus.


Origin:
< Greek odont-, stem of odoús or odṓn tooth + -o-

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odonto- or (before a vowel) odont-
 
combining form
indicating a tooth or teeth: odontology
 
[from Greek odōn tooth]
 
odont- or (before a vowel) odont-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek odōn tooth]

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odonto- or odont-
pref.
Tooth: odontoid.

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