dens in dente

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dens in den'te

a developmental disturbance in tooth formation resulting from invagination of the epithelium associated with crown development into the area destined to become pulp space; after calcification there is an invagination of enamel and dentin into the pulp space, giving the radiographic appearance of a "tooth within a tooth."
Synonym(s): dens invaginatus
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A maldeveloped tooth with an invaginated outer enamel epithelium of the odontogenic germ layer, which in its extreme form is grossly and radiologically malformed, appearing as a tooth in a tooth. In its mildest form, dens in dente occurs in 5% of the population
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dens in dente

(denz den'tē)
A developmental disturbance in tooth formation resulting from invagination of the epithelium associated with crown development into the area destined to become pulp space; after calcification there is an invagination of enamel and dentin into the pulp space, giving the radiographic appearance of a "tooth within a tooth."
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

dens in dente

(denz den'tē)
Developmental disturbance in tooth formation due to invagination of the epithelium associated with crown development into area destined to become pulp space; after calcification, enamel and dentin invaginate the pulp space, giving the radiographic appearance of a "tooth within a tooth," the translation of this term's Latin.
Synonym(s): dens invaginatus.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012