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odontoid

[ oh-don-toid ]
/ oʊˈdɒn tɔɪd /
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adjective

of or resembling a tooth; toothlike.

Nearby words

odontogenic, odontogenic cyst, odontogeny, odontoglossum, odontograph, odontoid, odontoid process, odontoid process of epistropheus, odontolite, odontology, odontolysis

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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Medicine definitions for odontoid

odontoid

[ ō-dŏntoid′ ]

adj.

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