from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Resembling a tooth.
  • adj. Of or relating to the odontoid process: the odontoid ligaments.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Resembling a tooth, especially in shape

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the form of a tooth; toothlike.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the odontoid bone or to the odontoid process.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Tooth-like; resembling a tooth.
  • n. The odontoid process of the axis or second cervical vertebra.


Ancient Greek ὀδών ("tooth") + -oid (Wiktionary)



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