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edentulous

e·den·tu·lous

edentulous

pronunciation:
ih den ch lihs [or] ih den t lihs
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part of speech: adjective
definition: without teeth; toothless.
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The word edentulous contains the following parts:
e- Latin prefix that means out, out of, away
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The prefix e- is an assimilated form of ex- used before roots beginning with certain consonants (b d, g, j, l, m, n, r, v). See ex-.
dent, denti Latin root that means tooth, teeth
-ulous Latin adjective-forming suffix that means tending to, characterized by