dental ankylosis


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den·tal an·ky·lo·sis

bony union of the radicular surface of a tooth to the surrounding alveolar bone in an area of previous partial root resorption.
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den·tal an·ky·lo·sis

(den'tăl ang'ki-lō'sis)
Rigid fixation of a tooth to the surrounding alveolus as a result of ossification of the ligament; prevents eruption and orthodontic movement.
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den·tal an·ky·lo·sis

(den'tăl ang'ki-lō'sis)
Bony union of radicular surface of tooth to surrounding alveolar bone in an area of previous partial root resorption.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012