pseudoanodontia

pseu·do·an·o·don·ti·a

(sū'dō-an'ō-don'shē-ă),
Clinical absence of teeth due to a failure in eruption.
[pseudo- + G. an- priv. + odous, tooth]
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pseu·do·an·o·don·ti·a

(sū'dō-an'ō-don'shē-ă)
Clinical absence of teeth due to a failure in eruption.
[pseudo- + G. an- priv. + odous, tooth]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pseu·do·an·o·don·ti·a

(sū'dō-an'ō-don'shē-ă)
Clinical absence of teeth due to a failure in eruption.
[pseudo- + G. an- priv. + odous, tooth]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Partial anodontia or hypodontia, also termed as oligodontia, is more common form of anodontia and involves congenital absence of one or more teeth.2 Pseudoanodontia or false anodontia occurs, when teeth are absent clinically because of impaction, delayed eruption, exfoliation or extraction.3 There is no single etiology for Anodontia, although tooth agenesis is occasionally caused by environment factors4,5 but in majority of cases a definite familial trend has been reported.6 The currently implicated genes include the PAX9, MSX1, AXIN2 and He Zhao deficiency, which is associated with an unknown gene that maps to chromosome 10q11.2.7
The term anodontia should be reserved for the total absence of primary and secondary teeth, and modifications of anodontia (i.e., partial anodontia, pseudoanodontia) should not be used at all.