What is teeth?

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

Some articles on teeth:

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 ...
... from a single pair of lower jaw bones and a large number of isolated teeth ... honor his important work on small vertebrates and especially theropod teeth of the Late Cretaceous ... jaws are slender and rather long, 193 millimeter, but the teeth are small and very finely serrated with five to six denticles per millimeter ...
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 ...
Rhizodontidae - Anatomy
... 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 ...
... It was a hadrosaur based solely on teeth ... in which newly erupting replacement teeth could be in functional use at the same time as older, more worn teeth ... 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 ...

Famous quotes containing the word teeth:

    If you are too weak to give yourselves your own law, then a tyrant shall lay his yoke upon you and say: “Obey! Clench your teeth and obey!” And all good and evil shall be drowned in obedience to him.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    I’d like to live another hundred years yet—and I don’t know but I will, too. My teeth are good, and if I can get enough to eat, I don’t know why I should die. There’s no use in dying—you ain’t good for anything after you are dead.
    Sylvia Dubois (1788?–1889)

    The body prospered, teeth in the marrowed gums,
    The growing bones, the rumour of manseed
    Within the hallowed gland, blood blessed the heart....
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)