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mottled enamel

noun, Dentistry.
fluorosis (def 2).
Origin of mottled enamel
First recorded in 1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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mottled enamel in Medicine

mottled enamel mot·tled enamel (mŏt'ld)
Defective enamel formation, varying in appearance from small white opacities to yellow and black spotting, due to excessive fluoride ingestion during tooth formation.

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