den´tal   Pronunciation: dĕn´tal
a.1.Of or pertaining to the teeth or to dentistry; as, dental surgery.
2.(Phon.) Formed by the aid of the teeth; - said of certain articulations and the letters representing them; as, d and t are dental letters.
Dental formula
(Zool.) a brief notation used by Zoologists to denote the number and kind of teeth of a mammal.
Dental surgeon
a dentist.
n.1.An articulation or letter formed by the aid of the teeth.
2.(Zool.) A marine mollusk of the genus Dentalium, with a curved conical shell resembling a tooth. See Dentalium.
Adj.1.dental - of or relating to the teeth; "dental floss"
2.dental - of or relating to dentistry; "dental student"
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