a condition relating to development or eruption of the teeth.
dentia prae´cox premature eruption of the teeth; presence of teeth in the mouth at birth.
dentia tar´da delayed eruption of the teeth, beyond the usual time for their appearance.
The process of tooth development or eruption. Also serves to denote a relationship to the teeth.
[dent- + suffix -ia, condition, process]
The process of tooth development or eruption.