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[oh-don-toj-uh-nee] /ˌoʊ dɒnˈtɒdʒ ə ni/

noun, Dentistry.
the development of teeth.

odontogeny o·don·tog·e·ny (ō’dŏn-tŏj’ə-nē)
See odontogenesis.


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