dens in dente

[ĭn dĕntē]


A developmental disturbance in tooth formation resulting from invagination of the epithelium associated with coronal development into the area that was to be pulp space.

Nearby words

  1. denotive,
  2. denouement,
  3. denounce,
  4. denpasar,
  5. dens,
  6. dense,
  7. densely,
  8. densify,
  9. densimeter,
  10. densimetric

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