What does odontoid mean?

Definitions for odontoidoʊˈdɒn tɔɪd

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  1. odontoid(Adjective)

    Resembling a tooth, especially in shape

  2. Origin: ὀδών + -oid

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Odontoid

    o-don′toid, adj. tooth-shaped: tooth-like.—ns. Odontal′gia, Odontal′gy, toothache.—adj. Odontal′gic.—n. Odontī′asis, the cutting of the teeth.—adj. Odon′tic, dental.—n. Odon′toblast, a cell by which dentine is developed.—adjs. Odon′tocete, toothed, as a cetacean; Odontogen′ic.—ns. Odontog′eny, the origin and development of teeth; Odontog′raphy, description of teeth.—adjs. Odontolog′ic, -al.—ns. Odontol′ogist, one skilled in odontology; Odontol′ogy, the science of the teeth; Odontolox′ia, irregularity of teeth; Odontō′ma, a small tumour composed of dentine.—adjs. Odon′tomous, pertaining to odontoma; Odontoph′oral, Odontoph′oran.—n. Odon′tophore, the radula, tongue, or lingual ribbon of certain molluscs.—adjs. Odontoph′orous, bearing teeth; Odontostom′atous, having jaws which bite like teeth.—ns. Odontotherapī′a, the treatment or care of the teeth; Odon′trypy, the operation of perforating a tooth to draw off purulent matter from the cavity of the pulp. [Gr. odous, odontos, a tooth.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of odontoid in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of odontoid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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