odonto-


a combining form meaning “tooth,” used in the formation of compound words: odontology.

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Also especially before a vowel, odont-.
Compare -odont, -odus.

Origin of odonto-

< Greek odont-, stem of odoús or odṓn tooth + -o-
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British Dictionary definitions for odonto-

odonto-

before a vowel odont-


combining form

indicating a tooth or teethodontology

Word Origin for odonto-

from Greek odōn tooth
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Medical definitions for odonto-

odonto-

pref.

Tooth:odontoid.
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