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odontoid

[oh-don-toid]
adjective
  1. of or resembling a tooth; toothlike.
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Origin of odontoid

First recorded in 1700–10, odontoid is from the Greek word odontoeidḗs toothlike. See odont-, -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for odontoid

odontoid

adjective
  1. toothlike
  2. of or relating to the odontoid process
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odontoid in Medicine

odontoid

(ō-dŏntoid′)
adj.
  1. Shaped like a tooth.
  2. Of or relating to the odontoid process.
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