composite odontoma


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odontoma

 [o″don-to´mah]
any odontogenic tumor, especially a composite odontoma.
ameloblastic odontoma a rare, slow-growing, mixed tumor of odontogenic origin that combines the characteristics of composite odontoma and ameloblastoma.
composite odontoma one consisting of both enamel and dentin in an abnormal pattern.
radicular odontoma one associated with a tooth root, or formed when the root was developing.

composite odontoma

a tumor arising in the tooth or tooth tissue consisting of both enamel and dentin.

com·pound o·don·to·ma

(kompownd ōdon-tōmă)
Odontoma in which the odontogenic tissues are organized and resemble anomalous teeth.
Synonym(s): composite odontoma.

odontoma

a non-neoplastic malformation, a hamartoma, consisting of a mixture of enamel, dentine and cementum.

ameloblastic odontoma
contains true neoplastic ameloblastic tissue. See ameloblastic odontoma.
complex odontoma
all the dental tissues are represented but not in an organized form.
composite odontoma
one consisting of both enamel and dentine in an abnormal pattern.
compound odontoma
all the dental tissues are present and organized into denticles, tooth-like structures.
radicular odontoma
one associated with a tooth root, or formed when the root was developing.
temporal odontoma
most commonly in the mastoid process of the petrous temporal bone manifested as a discharging sinus at the base of the ear. Is a dentigerous cyst.
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