dentes

[ den-teez ]
/ ˈdɛn tiz /
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noun

plural of dens.

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dens

[ 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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dens

[ dĕnz ]

n. pl. den•tes (dĕntēz′)

Tooth.
A toothlike process projecting upward from the body of the axis around which the atlas rotates.odontoid process of epistropheus
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