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dentigerous

[ den-tij-er-uhs ]
/ dɛnˈtɪdʒ ər əs /
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adjective Anatomy.
having teeth.
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Origin of dentigerous

First recorded in 1830–40; denti- + -gerous
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Medical definitions for dentigerous

dentigerous
[ dĕn-tĭjər-əs ]

adj.
Having or furnished with teeth.
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