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Cross Section
Cutting through an object perpendicular to its axis
Longitudinal Section
Lengthwise section, Cutting through an object parallel to its long axis
teeth
hard structures in the jaw used for the mastication of food
Mastication
act of chewing
dentition
upper and lower teeth collectively
permanent (secondary) dentition
composed of 32 teeth
16 max. and 16 mand., follows primary detition
primary (decidious) dentition
dentition that sheds or exfoliate. composed of 20 teeth (10 max and 10 mand) Teeth are lost at a certain period and replaced by permanent
maxillary
pertaining to the upper jaw
maxilla
upper jaw
mandibular
pertaining to the lower jaw