squamous odontogenic tumor


A benign epithelial odontogenic tumor that appears radiologically as a lesion closely associated with the tooth root and that is composed of islands of squamous epithelium enclosed by a peripheral layer of flattened cells.

Nearby words

  1. squamous cell,
  2. squamous cell carcinoma,
  3. squamous epithelium,
  4. squamous metaplasia,
  5. squamous metaplasia of amnion,
  6. squamous suture,
  7. squamously,
  8. squamozygomatic,
  9. squamulose,
  10. squander

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