ameloblastoma

[ ăm′ə-lō-blă-stōmə ]

n.

A benign tumor, usually of the posterior regions of the mandible, composed of epithelial cells that resemble enamel-producing cells but do not form enamel.adamantinoma

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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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