anodontia

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an·o·don·ti·a

(an'ō-don'shē-ă),
Congenital absence of the teeth; developmental, not due to extraction or impaction.
Synonym(s): agomphosis, agomphiasis
[G. an- priv. + odous, tooth]

anodontia

/an·odon·tia/ (an″o-don´shah) congenital absence of some or all of the teeth.

anodontia

[an′ōdon′tē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, a, not, odous, tooth
a congenital anomaly in which some or all of the teeth are missing. The term is generally applied to cases in which most teeth are missing and no tooth follicles are present.

anodontia

The congenital absence of teeth, which is typically accompanied by pathology in other systems.

Types
▪ Complete anodontia—the absence of permanent dentition, often associated with ectodermal dysplasia.
▪ Partial anodontia, hypodontia—missing at least one tooth.
 
Conditions associated with partial anodontia
• Chondroectodermal dysplasia;
• Hallermann-Strieff syndrome;
• Hyalinosis cutis mucosae;
• Incontinentia pigmenti.

an·o·don·ti·a

(an'ō-don'shē-ă)
Complete absence of teeth.
Synonym(s): agomphosis, agomphiasis.
[G. an- priv. + odous, tooth + ia n. suffix]

anodontia

Partial or total congenital absence of the teeth.

an·o·don·ti·a

(an'ō-don'shē-ă)
Congenital absence of the teeth; developmental, not due to extraction or impaction.
[G. an- priv. + odous, tooth + ia n. suffix]

anodontia (an´ōdon´tēə),

n (aplasia of dentition), the complete failure of teeth to form; the total absence of teeth.
anodontia, partial,
n an obsolete term referring to hypodontia or oligodontia.
anodontia, total,
n an obsolete term referring to anodontia.

anodontia

congenital absence of some or all of the teeth. See also pseudoanodontia.