anodontia

[an-uh-don-shuh, -shee-uh]

noun Dentistry.

congenital absence of teeth.

Nearby words

  1. anode dark space,
  2. anode glow,
  3. anode resistance,
  4. anodic,
  5. anodize,
  6. anodyne,
  7. anoesis,
  8. anoestrous,
  9. anoestrus,
  10. anogenital

Origin of anodontia


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British Dictionary definitions for anodontia

anodontia

noun

the congenital absence of teeth

Word Origin for anodontia

from an- + Greek odōn tooth + -ia

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Medicine definitions for anodontia

anodontia

[ăn′ō-dŏnshə]

n.

Congenital absence of teeth.agomphosis

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