primordial cyst


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pri·mor·di·al cyst

a cyst that develops in place of a tooth through cystic degeneration of the enamel organ before formation of calcified odontogenic tissue.
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pri·mor·di·al cyst

(prī-mōrdē-ăl sist)
Lesion that develops in place of a tooth through cystic degeneration of enamel organ before formation of calcified odontogenic tissue.
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