[oh-don-tuh-graf, -grahf]


an instrument for laying out the forms of gear teeth or ratchets.

Nearby words

  1. odontogenesis imperfecta,
  2. odontogenic,
  3. odontogenic cyst,
  4. odontogeny,
  5. odontoglossum,
  6. odontoid,
  7. odontoid process,
  8. odontoid process of epistropheus,
  9. odontolite,
  10. odontology

Origin of odontograph

First recorded in 1855–60; odonto- + -graph

Related formso·don·to·graph·ic [oh-don-tuh-graf-ik] /oʊˌdɒn təˈgræf ɪk/, adjectiveo·don·tog·ra·phy [oh-don-tog-ruh-fee] /ˌoʊ dɒnˈtɒg rə fi/, noun

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