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microdontia

 [mi″kro-don´she-ah]
abnormal smallness of the teeth.

mi·cro·don·ti·a

, microdontism (mī'krō-don'shē-ă, -don'tizm),
A condition in which a single tooth, or pairs of teeth, or the whole dentition, may be disproportionately small.
[micro- + G. odous, tooth]

microdontia

a physically small tooth; an anomaly that may occur in a single tooth; a few teeth, e.g., maxillary peg-shaped lateral incisors; or all teeth.

mi·cro·don·ti·a

, microdontism (mī'krō-don'shē-ă, -tizm)
A condition in which a single tooth, or pairs of teeth, or the whole dentition, is disproportionately small.
[micro- + G. odous, tooth]

mi·cro·don·ti·a

, microdontism (mī'krō-don'shē-ă, -tizm)
Condition in which a single tooth, pairs of teeth, or whole dentition, may be disproportionately small.
[micro- + G. odous, tooth]

microdontia

abnormal smallness of the teeth.
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