[ den-teez ]
/ ˈdɛn tiz /
plural of dens.
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Definition for dentes (2 of 2)
[ denz ]
/ dɛnz /
noun, plural den·tes [den-teez] /ˈdɛn tiz/. Zoology.
a tooth or toothlike part.
Origin of dens
< Latin dēns; see tooth
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Examples from the Web for dentes
Mucrones: in Collembola the two small end pieces of the furcula, proceeding from the dentes.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
Dentes cardinales parvi, fragiles, numero variabiles, rar divaricati.Zoological Illustrations, Volume I|William Swainson
Dentes debiles, cariosi ab odontalgia hæreditaria in juventute.Lives of Eminent Zoologists, from Aristotle to Linnus|William MacGillivray
Medicine definitions for dentes
[ dĕnz ]
n. pl. den•tes (dĕn′tēz′)
A toothlike process projecting upward from the body of the axis around which the atlas rotates.odontoid process of epistropheus
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