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toothpowder

(to͞oth′pou′dər)
n.
Powder for cleaning teeth.
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shaped like the fan-fin of a dolphin or a great bivalve shell turned on its face." Alternatively, he writes, "you may compare the three stages to the heel, instep, and ball or toes of a foot." The snow on one part of the glacier looks like "a box of plaster of Paris or starch or toothpowder" (178).
There were 377 (83.4%) study participants who used toothpaste and another 67 (14.8%) who used toothpowder for brushing.
"This toothpowder is classical in origin," said Devender Triguna, the president of the Association of Manufactures of Ayurvedic Medicines, an Indian body that promotes traditional remedies.
The toothpaste (13.1%) and toothpowder (7.2%) use which was very low as in comparison to other materials used for teeth cleaning (79%) as depicted in Table 2.