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amelogenesis

 [ah-mel″o-jen´ĕ-sis]
formation of dental enamel.
amelogenesis imperfec´ta a hereditary disease in which there is imperfect formation of enamel, resulting in brownish coloration and friability of the teeth.
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am·e·lo·gen·e·sis

(am'ĕ-lō-jen'ĕ-sis),
The deposition and maturation of enamel.
Synonym(s): enamelogenesis
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amelogenesis

(ăm′ə-lō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The formation and development of dental enamel.
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am·e·lo·gen·e·sis

(am'ĕ-lō-jen'ĕ-sis)
The deposition and maturation of enamel.
Synonym(s): enamelogenesis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

am·e·lo·gen·e·sis

(am'ĕ-lō-jen'ĕ-sis)
The deposition and maturation of enamel.
Synonym(s): enamelogenesis.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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X-linked hypomaturation type of amelogenesis imperfecta exhibiting lionization in females.
Based on clinical and radiographic features, a diagnosis of hereditary Amelogenesis imperfecta was made and the objectives of the treatment planned were to preserve the tooth structure, improve esthetics and masticatory function.
The molecular etiologies and associated phenotypes of amelogenesis imperfecta.
That open-bite is related to calculus accumulation, might contribute also to the calculus accumulation in children with amelogenesis imperfecta who present with open-bite [Stewart et al., 1982].
This anomaly is differentiated from amelogenesis imperfecta and dentinogenesis imperfecta because it appears unilaterally (PANDIS et al., 1991) and is not generalized.
Set C includes exons 9, 13, 16, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 48, 60, 69, 72, and 74, plus an amplicon for the AMELX gene [amelogenin (amelogenesis imperfecta 1, X-linked)] when required.