• synonyms

amelogenesis imperfecta

[ ĭm′pər-fĕktə ]


A hereditary condition in which the dental enamel does not develop properly, often because of insufficient calcification.enamel dysplasia

Nearby words

ameloblastoma, amelodental junction, amelodentinal, amelodentinal junction, amelogenesis, amelogenesis imperfecta, amen, amen corner, amen glass, amen-ra, amenability
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