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deciduous

 [de-sid´u-us]
falling off; subject to being shed, such as deciduous (primary) teeth. See tooth.

de·cid·u·ous

(dē-sid'yū-ŭs),
1. Not permanent; denoting that which eventually falls off.
2. In dentistry, often used to designate the first or primary dentition.
[L. deciduus, falling off]

deciduous

(dĭ-sĭj′o͞o-əs)
adj.
Of or relating to the primary teeth.

de·cid′u·ous·ly adv.
de·cid′u·ous·ness n.

de·cid·u·ous

(dĕ-sij'ū-ŭs)
1. Not permanent; denoting that which eventually falls off.
2. dentistry Referring to the first or primary dentition.
See: deciduous tooth
[L. deciduus, falling off]

deciduous

Shed or falling at a particular time or stage of growth. Sometimes applied to the primary teeth.

de·cid·u·ous

(D) (dĕ-sij'ū-ŭs)
1. Not permanent; denoting that which eventually falls off.
2. In dentistry, the first or primary dentition.
[L. deciduus, falling off]
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The in vitro explant culture was positive for 100% (9/9) and 75% (3/4) permanent and deciduous teeth respectively.
The injuries and clinical and radiographic sequelae of the deciduous and permanent teeth were duly classified according to that proposed by Andreasen, Andreasen, and Andersson (2013) considering the following aspects: Clinical signs: absence of clinical signs; discoloration of the crown, abscess and fistula; Radiographic signs: absence of radiographic alteration, periapical lesion, inflammatory resorption, pulp calcification, ankylosis.
The tumor mass was embedded in the root of the deciduous mandibular second molar tooth and had an irregular surface with a maximum dimension of 1.6 cm.
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Early loss of deciduous teeth may cause the mesialization of permanent teeth, arc length loss, and ultimately malocclusions.
Surprisingly enough and for unknown reason, a follow-up panoramic radiograph taken two years later, at the age of 8 years, demonstrated bilateral distal deflection of the mandibular permanent lateral incisors bypassing the deciduous lateral incisors and canines and ectopically erupted rotated in the place of the deciduous first molars causing their early exfoliation (Figure 2).
On the other hand, the objective of this study was to identify predictors of success rate of MSCs isolation from these deciduous teeth pulp.
This dimension is key to optimal occlusion as it determines the dental-bone discrepancy because dental dimension and bone dimension must be in accordance to achieve correct alignment and occlusion.7 Studies are lacking to measure the mesio-distal width of the deciduous dentition in Pakistan, which relate the size of deciduous teeth to those of permanent teeth.
A number of deciduous species, such as fuchsia hold their colour all summer but have no interest in winter, a price worth paying perhaps to enjoy the seasonal displays offered by flowering deciduous hedges.
Deciduous central incisors normally have single root and root canal system.
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