composite odontoma


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odontoma

 [o″don-to´mah]
any odontogenic tumor, especially a composite odontoma.
ameloblastic odontoma a rare, slow-growing, mixed tumor of odontogenic origin that combines the characteristics of composite odontoma and ameloblastoma.
composite odontoma one consisting of both enamel and dentin in an abnormal pattern.
radicular odontoma one associated with a tooth root, or formed when the root was developing.
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com·pound o·don·to·ma

(kompownd ōdon-tōmă)
Odontoma in which the odontogenic tissues are organized and resemble anomalous teeth.
Synonym(s): composite odontoma.
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