partial anodontia

Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.


A congenital or acquired condition of having fewer than the normal complement of teeth.
[hypo- + G. odous, tooth]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

partial anodontia

An obsolete term for either:
• Oligodontia, see there; or
• Hypodontia.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

par·tial a·no·don·ti·a

(pahrshăl anō-donshē-ă)
Congenital absence of one or more teeth. Third molars, maxillary lateral incisors, and second premolars most frequently fail to develop.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
(3,7,8) Oligodontia is also known as partial anodontia, severe/advanced hypodontia or selective tooth agenesis.
The syndrome is character- ized by short stature, characteristic facial features with a protruding tongue, a wide range of learning difficul- ties, congenital heart disease, gastrointestinal disorders and other features.1 Dental characteristics include ab- normally rounded labial forms of tooth crown, partial anodontia, delayed eruption and malocclusion such as crowding, posterior cross bite and anterior openbite.1
A provisional diagnosis of partial anodontia was given with differential diagnosis of ectodermal dysplasia; Rieger syndrome and Witkop syndrome were considered.
A rare non syndrome case of concomitant multiple supernumerary teeth and partial anodontia. J Clin Pedatr Dent 2001; 25: 167

Full browser ?