Definitions of dentition
  1. noun
    the eruption through the gums of baby teeth
    synonyms: odontiasis, teething
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    precocious dentition
    teething at an earlier age than expected
    type of:
    development, growing, growth, maturation, ontogenesis, ontogeny
    (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
  2. noun
    the kind and number and arrangement of teeth (collectively) in a person or animal
    synonyms: teeth
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    primary dentition
    dentition of deciduous teeth
    secondary dentition
    dentition of permanent teeth
    type of:
    a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
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