microdontia

[ mahy-kruh-don-shuh, -shee-uh ]
/ ˌmaɪ krəˈdɒn ʃə, -ʃi ə /

noun

abnormally small teeth.
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 forms

mi·cro·dont [mahy-kruh-dont] /ˈmaɪ krəˌdɒnt/, mi·cro·don·tic, mi·cro·don·tous, adjective
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Medicine definitions for microdontia

microdontia

[ mī′krə-dŏnshə ]

n.

A condition of having one or more disproportionately small teeth.
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