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odontogenesis imperfecta

[ ĭm′pər-fĕktə ]
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n.
An odontogenic developmental anomaly characterized by deficient formation of enamel and dentin causing the affected teeth to exhibit a marked reduction in radiopacity so that unusually large pulp chambers with thin enamel and dentin are seen.
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How to use odontogenesis imperfecta in a sentence

  • Some observations on Nematoidea imperfecta, and descriptions of three parasitic Infusoriae.

  • Osteogenesis imperfecta and osteomalacia are disorders of dietetic or metabolic origin characterized by fragility of the bones.

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