[dih-las-uh-rey-shuh n, dahy-]
- the act of dilacerating.
- the state of being dilacerated.
- Dentistry. displacement in the position of a developing tooth, resulting in angulation or distortion.
Origin of dilaceration
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- Discission of a cataractous lens.
- A displacement of some portion of a developing tooth resulting in a tooth with sharply angulated roots.
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