ameloblastic fibroma

[ăm′ə-lō-blăstĭk]

n.

A benign mixed tumor of odontogenic origin, distinguished by a simultaneous neoplastic proliferation of both epithelial and mesenchymal components of the tooth bud without the production of hard tissue.

Nearby words

  1. amelia,
  2. ameliorate,
  3. amelioration,
  4. ameliorative,
  5. ameloblast,
  6. ameloblastic fibrosarcoma,
  7. ameloblastic layer,
  8. ameloblastic odontoma,
  9. ameloblastic sarcoma,
  10. ameloblastoma


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