teething

[ tee-thing ]
/ ˈti ðɪŋ /

noun Dentistry.

eruption of the deciduous teeth, especially the phenomena associated with their eruption.

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Origin of teething

First recorded in 1725–35; teethe + -ing1
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Medical definitions for teething

teething
[ tēðĭng ]

n.

The eruption or cutting of the teeth.
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