[ ō′dŏn-tō′mə ]
n. pl. o•don•to•mas
A tumor of odontogenic origin.
A developmental anomaly of odontogenic origin, resembling a hard tumor and composed of enamel, dentin, cementum, and pulp tissue.
- oxalate calculus,
- oxalic acid,
- oxalosuccinic acid,
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Odon′tomous, pertaining to odontoma; Odontoph′oral, Odontoph′oran.
Any circumscribed tumour of the jaw, particularly when met with in a young adult, should suggest the possibility of an odontoma.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles