teeth

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condition in which the upper teeth do not touch the lower teeth when biting abocclusion
animal having teeth consolidated with the summit of the alveolar ridge without sockets acrodont
any of the 32 teeth that replace the deciduous teeth of early childhood and (with luck) can last until old age adult tooth , permanent tooth
pain in the teeth that results from a change in air pressure (as in flying or mountain climbing) aerodontalgia
part of the upper or lower jawbones in which the teeth are set alveolar arch
ridge that forms the borders of the upper and lower jaws and contains the sockets of the teeth alveolar process , alveolar ridge , gum ridge
sound produced by the tip of the tongue touching the upper front teeth alveolar , dental
alloy of mercury with another metal (usually silver) used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth; except for iron and platinum all metals dissolve in mercury and chemists refer to the resulting mercury mixtures as amalgams amalgam , dental amalgam
any of several tropical American mammals of the family Myrmecophagidae which lack teeth and feed on ants and termites anteater , New World anteater
alveolar artery that goes through the mandibular canal to supply the lower teeth arteria alveolaris inferior , inferior alveolar artery
alveolar artery that supplies the upper teeth arteria alveolaris superior , superior alveolar artery
nocturnal lemur with long bony fingers and rodent-like incisor teeth closely related to the lemurs aye-aye , Daubentonia madagascariensis
Indonesian wild pig with enormous curved canine teeth babiroussa , babirusa , babirussa , Babyrousa Babyrussa
one of the first temporary teeth of a young mammal (one of 20 in children) baby tooth , deciduous tooth , milk tooth , primary tooth
film of mucus and bacteria deposited on the teeth that encourages the development of dental caries bacterial plaque , dental plaque
any voracious marine fish of the genus Sphyraena having an elongated cylindrical body and large mouth with projecting lower jaw and long strong teeth barracuda
any of several whales inhabiting all oceans and having beaklike jaws with vestigial teeth in the upper jaw beaked whale
gears with teeth to connect unparallel gear shafts bevel gear
primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needlelike teeth billfish , gar , garfish , garpike , Lepisosteus osseus
grip or wound with the teeth bite
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