edentulous

[ ee-den-chuh-luh s ]
/ iˈdɛn tʃə ləs /
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adjective

lacking teeth; toothless.

Nearby words

  1. eden,
  2. eden prairie,
  3. eden project,
  4. eden, garden of,
  5. edentate,
  6. eder,
  7. ederle,
  8. ederle, gertrude,
  9. edes,
  10. edessa

Origin of edentulous

1775–85; < Latin ēdentulus, equivalent to ē- e-1 + dent- (stem of dēns) tooth + -ulus -ulous

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British Dictionary definitions for edentulous

edentulous

edentulate (iːˈdɛntʃʊlɪt)

/ (iːˈdɛntʃʊləs) /

adjective

having no teeth
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Medicine definitions for edentulous

edentulous

[ ē-dĕnchə-ləs ]

adj.

Having no teeth; toothless.

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