Definition of Teething

1. Noun. The eruption through the gums of baby teeth.

Exact synonyms: Dentition, Odontiasis
Generic synonyms: Development, Growing, Growth, Maturation, Ontogenesis, Ontogeny
Specialized synonyms: Precocious Dentition
Derivative terms: Teethe



Definition of Teething

1. n. The process of the first growth of teeth, or the phenomena attending their issue through the gums; dentition.

Definition of Teething

1. Noun. The eruption, through the gums, of the milk teeth; dentition. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of teethe) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Teething

1. the first growth of teeth [n -S]

Medical Definition of Teething

1. Eruption or "cutting" of the teeth, especially of the deciduous teeth. Synonym: odontiasis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Teething

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teetering
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teetertotters
teethbrush
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teething (current term)
teething ring
teething rings
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teethridges
teetotal
teetotaled
teetotaler
teetotalers
teetotaling

Literary usage of Teething

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1. The Law of Pure Food and Drugs, National and State: With Appendices by William Wheeler Thornton (1912)
"Especially such troubles as wind colic, griping in bowels, diarrhea, difficult teething, disordered stomach, nervous peevishness, restlessness, ..."

2. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1861)
"teething and worms are among matters acknowledged as the universal and all-powerful sources of disease. Whenever an innocent ascaris or puny ..."

3. The Presbyterian Historical Almanac and Annual Remembrancer of the Church by Joseph M. Wilson (1864)
"Having ยป little boy suffering greatly from teething, who could not rest, and at night by his crien would not permit any of the family to do со, ..."

4. American Journal of Dental Science by American Society of Dental Surgeons (1888)
"ARTICLE I. teething: IS IT A COMMON CAUSE OF DISORDER. BY SELWYN A. RUSSELL, MD, ALBANY. It is the belief of mothers almost universally that most disorders ..."

5. A Practical treatise on disease in children by Eustace Smith (1884)
"CHAPTER I. THE DERANGEMENTS OP teething. THE period of active development of the milk teeth is always a time of trial for the young child. ..."

6. A Practical Treatise on Disease in Children by Eustace Smith (1889)
"PART VIII DISEASES OF THE MOUTH AND THROAT CHAPTER I THE DERANGEMENTS OF teething THE period of active development of the milk teeth is always a time of ..."

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