What is teeth?

  • (noun): The kind and number and arrangement of teeth (collectively) in a person or animal.
    Synonyms: dentition

Some articles on teeth:

Diclonius - Species
... pentagonus Cope, 1876 (type) fragmentary dentary with teeth, nomen dubium Formerly referred Species D ... calamarius Cope, 1876 teeth, nomen dubium D ... perangulatus Cope, 1876 teeth, nomen dubium ...
... It was a hadrosaur based solely on teeth ... The name is in reference to the method of tooth replacement, in which newly erupting replacement teeth could be in functional use at the same time as older, more ... Thus, the number of "sprouting" teeth was doubled in comparison to Monoclonius ("single sprout"), which used only one set of teeth at a time and which Cope named in the same paper ...
Rhizodontidae - Anatomy
... The upper jaw had a marginal row of small teeth on the maxilla and premaxilla, medium sized fangs on the ectopterygoid and dermopalatine bones, and ... On the lower jaw there were marginal teeth on the dentary, with fangs on the three coronoids and a huge tusk at the symphysial tip of the dentary ... This may have been a kinetic mechanism to dig the marginal teeth more deeply into the prey, to help grip slippery or struggling items ...
... jaw bones and a large number of isolated teeth ... named for Richard Estes, to honor his important work on small vertebrates and especially theropod teeth of the Late Cretaceous ... slender and rather long, 193 millimeter, but the teeth are small and very finely serrated with five to six denticles per millimeter ...
Bidental Consonant
... Bidental consonants are consonants pronounced with both the lower and upper teeth ... The teeth themselves are the only constriction "The lips fully open, the teeth clenched and the tongue flat, the air passing between the teeth the sound is intermediate between and " (L M ...

Famous quotes containing the word teeth:

    I had to kick their law into their teeth in order to save them.
    Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)

    Timothy Winters comes to school
    With eyes as wide as a football-pool,
    Ears like bombs and teeth like splinters:
    A blitz of a boy is Timothy Winters.
    Charles Causley (b. 1917)

    Dead mountain mouth of carious teeth that cannot spit
    Here one can neither stand nor lie nor sit
    There is not even silence in the mountains
    But dry sterile thunder without rain
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)