odontogeny

[ oh-don-toj-uh-nee ]
/ ˌoʊ dɒnˈtɒdʒ ə ni /

noun Dentistry.

the development of teeth.

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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

OTHER WORDS FROM odontogeny

o·don·to·gen·ic [oh-don-tuh-jen-ik], /oʊˌdɒn təˈdʒɛn ɪk/, adjective
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Medical definitions for odontogeny

odontogeny
[ ō′dŏn-tŏjə-nē ]

n.

odontogenesis
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