Odontoid



[oh-don-toid] /oʊˈdɒn tɔɪd/

adjective
1.
of or resembling a tooth; toothlike.
/ɒˈdɒntɔɪd/
adjective
1.
toothlike
2.
of or relating to the odontoid process

odontoid o·don·toid (ō-dŏn’toid’)
adj.

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