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oligodontia

[ ol-i-goh-don-shuh, -shee-uh ]
/ ˌɒl ɪ goʊˈdɒn ʃə, -ʃi ə /
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noun Dentistry.
an abnormal condition in which fewer than the normal number of teeth develop.
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Origin of oligodontia

First recorded in 1960–65; from New Latin; see origin at olig-, -odont, -ia
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Medical definitions for oligodontia

oligodontia
[ ŏl′ĭ-gō-dŏnshə ]

n.
Presence of less than a full complement of teeth.
hypodontia
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