macrodontia

[ mak-ruh-don-shuh, -shee-uh ]
/ ˌmæk rəˈdɒn ʃə, -ʃi ə /

noun

the condition of having abnormally large teeth.
Also mac·ro·dont·ism [mak-ruh-don-tiz-uh m] /ˈmæk rə dɒnˌtɪz əm/.

Origin of macrodontia

From New Latin; see origin at macro-, -odont, -ia
Also called megadontia, megadontism, megadonty.

OTHER WORDS FROM macrodontia

mac·ro·dont, mac·ro·don·tic, adjective

Definition for megadontism (2 of 2)

megadontia

or meg·a·dont·ism, meg·a·don·ty

[ meg-uh-don-shuh, -shee-uh ]
/ ˌmɛg əˈdɒn ʃə, -ʃi ə /

noun

Origin of megadontia

From New Latin; see origin at mega-, -odont, -ia
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Medical definitions for megadontism (1 of 2)

megadontism
[ mĕg′ə-dŏntĭz′əm ]

n.

macrodontia

Medical definitions for megadontism (2 of 2)

macrodontia
[ măk′rə-dŏnshə ]

n.

A condition in which the teeth are abnormally large.megadontism megalodontia
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