odontoid

[ oh-don-toid ]
/ oʊˈdɒn tɔɪd /

adjective

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
/ (ɒˈdɒntɔɪd) /

adjective

toothlike
of or relating to the odontoid process
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Medical definitions for odontoid

odontoid
[ ō-dŏntoid′ ]

adj.

Shaped like a tooth.
Of or relating to the odontoid process.
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