dentin dysplasia

n.

A hereditary disorder of both the primary and permanent teeth characterized by short roots, obliteration of the pulp chambers and canals, and mobility and premature loss.

Nearby words

  1. dentil,
  2. dentil band,
  3. dentilabial,
  4. dentilingual,
  5. dentin,
  6. dentinal,
  7. dentinal canal,
  8. dentinal dysplasia,
  9. dentinal lamina cyst,
  10. dentinal papilla


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