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

/an·odon·tia/ (an″o-don´shah) congenital absence of some or all of the teeth.

anodontia

[an′ōdon′tē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, a, not, odous, tooth
a congenital anomaly in which some or all of the teeth are missing. The term is generally applied to cases in which most teeth are missing and no tooth follicles are present.

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]

anodontia (an´ōdon´tēə),

n (aplasia of dentition), the complete failure of teeth to form; the total absence of teeth.
anodontia, partial,
n an obsolete term referring to hypodontia or oligodontia.
anodontia, total,
n an obsolete term referring to anodontia.

anodontia

congenital absence of some or all of the teeth. See also pseudoanodontia.
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Estudo da prevalencia de anodontia de incisivos laterais e segundos premolars em leucodermas brasilerios, pelo metodo radiografico" Rev Odont UNESP Sao Paulo 1999; 28:177-185.
14 Anodontia is the term used for absence of all of the teeth usually seen with ectodermal dysplasia).
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The oral manifestations include conical or peg shaped teeth, hypodontia or complete anodontia of both the deciduous and the permanent dentition with malformation of any teeth that may be present, generalized spacing, underdeveloped alveolar ridges and delayed eruption of permanent teeth.
Primary Double teeth with partial Anodontia of Permanent.
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