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BUCKTEETH [1 record]

Record 1 2022-10-28

English

Subject field(s)
  • The Mouth
  • Dentistry
DEF

A prominent, projecting upper front tooth.

OBS

buckteeth; buck-teeth; buck teeth: plural forms.

Key term(s)
  • buckteeth
  • buck-teeth

French

Domaine(s)
  • Cavité buccale
  • Dentisterie
CONT

Dans le langage courant, on parle de dents de lapin lorsque les dents supérieures se projettent plus loin que les dents inférieures. Il se forme alors un grand écart entre les dents du haut et les dents du bas.

OBS

dent de lapin : désignation habituellement utilisée au pluriel.

Key term(s)
  • dents de lapin

Spanish

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