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

Origin of denti-

< Latin, combining form of dēns, stem dent-; see tooth Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for denti-


before a vowel dent-

combining form

indicating a toothdentiform; dentine

Word Origin for denti-

from Latin dēns, dent-
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Medicine definitions for denti-



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