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OBO ID: GO:0042476
Term Name: odontogenesis Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • odontogenesis of calcareous or chitinous tooth
  • odontogeny
  • odontosis
  • tooth development
  • tooth morphogenesis
Definition: The process whose specific outcome is the progression of a tooth or teeth over time, from formation to the mature structure(s). A tooth is any hard bony, calcareous, or chitinous organ found in the mouth or pharynx of an animal and used in procuring or masticating food.
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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