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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having lost teeth.

Usage examples (37)
  • Statistics Canada reported recently that the number of Canadians who are now "edentulous," as dentists like to say, has fallen off greatly in recent years.
  • Using these data, the team estimated "conditioned dental diversity", eliminating cases where people had all their teeth "present and healthy" or people who were "edentulous"
  • 'edentulous' considerable latitude may be permitted, and is indeed desirable, so that it may in practice be applied to many individuals who, according to meticulous...
  • May such persons be considered as edentulous for the purposes of the decision referred to above? for more
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