odontogeny

[oh-don-toj-uh-nee]

noun Dentistry.

the development of teeth.

Also o·don·to·gen·e·sis [oh-don-tuh-jen-uh-sis] /oʊˌdɒn təˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/.

Origin of odontogeny

First recorded in 1850–55; odonto- + -geny
Related formso·don·to·gen·ic [oh-don-tuh-jen-ik] /oʊˌdɒn təˈdʒɛn ɪk/, adjective
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Medicine definitions for odontogenesis

odontogenesis

[ō-dŏn′tə-jĕnĭ-sĭs]

n.

The formation and development of teeth.odontogeny odontosis

odontogeny

[ō′dŏn-tŏjə-nē]

n.

odontogenesis
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