edentulous

[ee-den-chuh-luh s]

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)

adjective
  1. having no teeth
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edentulous in Medicine

edentulous

[ē-dĕnchə-ləs]
adj.
  1. Having no teeth; toothless.
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