<anatomy> Having the form of a tooth; toothlike.

Of or pertaining to the odontoid bone or to the odontoid process. Odontoid bone, the anterior process of the centrum of the second vertebra, or axis, in birds and mammals. See Axis.

Origin: Gr., a tooth + form: cf.F. Odontoide.

(01 Mar 1998)

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