edentulous

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

adjective

lacking teeth; toothless.

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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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Medical definitions for edentulous

edentulous
[ ē-dĕnchə-ləs ]

adj.

Having no teeth; toothless.
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