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a dental eruption pattern that is chronologically late in comparison with the average pattern of dental eruption; eruption of the first tooth occurs at a later age than the average, and the intervals of time between subsequent dental eruptions are longer than the average.
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The most common variation in the tooth eruption pattern. It may be due to crowding or to various genetic, endocrine, or physiological factors.
See also: eruption
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de·lay·ed e·rup·tion(dĕ-lād ē-rŭpshŭn)
Dental eruption pattern chronologically later than normal; first tooth erupts at a later age than average, and intervals between subsequent dental eruptions are longer than average.
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