compound odontoma


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com·pound o·don·to·ma

an odontoma in which the odontogenic tissues are organized and resemble anomalous teeth.

compound odontoma

an odontogenic tumor comprised of calcified dental tissues which consists of dentin, cementum, and enamel in such an arrangement to resemble rudimentary teeth. See composite odontoma and odontoma.

com·pound o·don·to·ma

(kompownd ōdon-tōmă)
An odontoma in which the odontogenic tissues are organized and resemble anomalous teeth.

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.