anodontia

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an·o·don·ti·a

(an'ō-don'shē-ă),
Congenital absence of the teeth; developmental, not due to extraction or impaction.
Synonym(s): agomphosis, agomphiasis
[G. an- priv. + odous, tooth]

anodontia

The congenital absence of teeth, which is typically accompanied by pathology in other systems.

Types
▪ Complete anodontia—the absence of permanent dentition, often associated with ectodermal dysplasia.
▪ Partial anodontia, hypodontia—missing at least one tooth.
 
Conditions associated with partial anodontia
• Chondroectodermal dysplasia;
• Hallermann-Strieff syndrome;
• Hyalinosis cutis mucosae;
• Incontinentia pigmenti.

an·o·don·ti·a

(an'ō-don'shē-ă)
Complete absence of teeth.
Synonym(s): agomphosis, agomphiasis.
[G. an- priv. + odous, tooth + ia n. suffix]

anodontia

Partial or total congenital absence of the teeth.

an·o·don·ti·a

(an'ō-don'shē-ă)
Congenital absence of the teeth; developmental, not due to extraction or impaction.
[G. an- priv. + odous, tooth + ia n. suffix]