dens

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(denz )

(den′tēz″)
pl. dentes [L. dens, stem dent-, tooth]

1. A tooth.
SEE: tooth; SEE: dentition for illus
2. The odontoid process of the axis, which serves as a pivot for the rotation of the atlas.

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(denz )

(den′tēz″)
pl. dentes [L. dens, stem dent-, tooth]

1. A tooth.
SEE: tooth; SEE: dentition for illus
2. The odontoid process of the axis, which serves as a pivot for the rotation of the atlas.

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