[mahy-kruh-don-shuh, -shee-uh]
Also mi·cro·dont·ism [mahy-kruh-don-tiz-uh m] /ˈmaɪ krə dɒnˌtɪz əm/, mi·cro·don·ty.

Origin of microdontia

From New Latin; see origin at micr(o)- -odont, -ia
Related formsmi·cro·dont [mahy-kruh-dont] /ˈmaɪ krəˌdɒnt/, mi·cro·don·tic, mi·cro·don·tous, adjective
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microdontous (ˌmaɪkrəʊˈdɒntəs)

  1. having unusually small teeth
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microdont in Medicine


  1. A condition of having one or more disproportionately small teeth.
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