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Related to amelogenesis: amelogenesis imperfecta, dentinogenesis imperfecta

amelogenesis

 [ah-mel″o-jen´ĕ-sis]
formation of dental enamel.
amelogenesis imperfec´ta a hereditary disease in which there is imperfect formation of enamel, resulting in brownish coloration and friability of the teeth.

am·e·lo·gen·e·sis

(am'ĕ-lō-jen'ĕ-sis),
The deposition and maturation of enamel.
Synonym(s): enamelogenesis

amelogenesis

/am·e·lo·gen·e·sis/ (-jen´ĕ-sis) the formation of dental enamel.
amelogenesis imperfec´ta  a hereditary condition resulting in defective development of dental enamel, marked by a brown color of the teeth; due to improper differentiation of the ameloblasts.

amelogenesis

(ăm′ə-lō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The formation and development of dental enamel.

amelogenesis

[am′əlōjen′əsis]
Etymology: OFr, amel + Gk, genein, to produce
the formation of the enamel of the teeth. amelogenic, adj.

am·e·lo·gen·e·sis

(am'ĕ-lō-jen'ĕ-sis)
The deposition and maturation of enamel.
Synonym(s): enamelogenesis.

am·e·lo·gen·e·sis

(am'ĕ-lō-jen'ĕ-sis)
The deposition and maturation of enamel.
Synonym(s): enamelogenesis.

amelogenesis,

n the process during which the enamel matrix is formed by ameloblasts. See also ameloblast.

amelogenesis

formation of dental enamel.

amelogenesis imperfecta
imperfect formation of enamel, resulting in brownish coloration and friability of the teeth.
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Amelogenesis imperfecta: prevalence and incidence in a northern Swedish county.
Characterization of molecular defects in X-linked amelogenesis imperfecta (AIH1).
Clinical features of a family with X-linked amelogenesis imperfecta mapping to a new locus (AIH3) on the long arm of the x chromosome.
Restoring function and aesthetics in a patient with amelogenesis imperfecta: a clinical report.
Mutation in kallikrein 4 causes autosomal recessive hypomaturation amelogenesis imperfecta.
While ameloblasts of the control molars and those with low exposure to amoxicillin were transformed to the maturation stage, the ameloblasts of molars exposed to 4 mg/mL remained elongated after 10 days culture: altered patterns of amelogenesis may interfere with mineralisation.
Changes in amelogenesis in the rat incisor following short-term hypocalcaemia.
Enamel pretreatment with sodium hypochlorite to enhance bonding in hypocalcified amelogenesis imperfecta: case report and SEM analysis.
Mutations in genes involved in enamel (AMELX, ENAM, MMP20, and KLK4) identified, as possible causes of amelogenesis imperfecta, have not been tested.
Certainly, some of the findings are similar to known developmental defects, such as lack of enamel, crown resorption, and delayed eruption that may be associated with severe amelogenesis imperfecta (AI).
Dental anomalies associated with amelogenesis imperfecta: a radiographic assessment.
Amelogenesis imperfecta and nephrocalcinosis: a new case of this rare syndrome.