dentary definition

  • adjective:
    • regarding, or bearing, teeth.
    • with respect to, or bearing, teeth.
    • regarding, or bearing, teeth.
    • related to, or bearing, teeth.
  • noun:
    • The dentary bone.
    • The distal or symphyseal piece or part of the chemical reduced jaw of vertebrates below mammals: so-called given that it holds or may keep teeth.
    • The dentary bone tissue.
    • The distal or symphyseal piece or component of the substance lower jaw of vertebrates below mammals: so called as it bears or may keep teeth.
  • others:
    • with respect to tooth; dental care.
    • Bearing teeth: as, the dentary bone. See II.
    • with respect to one's teeth; dental.
    • Bearing teeth: as, the dentary bone. See II.

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