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supernumerary

 [soo″per-noo´mer-ar″e]
in excess of the regular number.

su·per·nu·mer·ar·y

(sū'pĕr-nū'mĕr-ār'ē),
Exceeding the normal number.
Synonym(s): epactal
[super- + L. numerus, number]

supernumerary

Over and above; in excess of the requisite number; in addition to.

su·per·nu·mer·ar·y

(sū'pĕr-nū'mĕr-ar-ē)
Exceeding the normal number.
[L. super-, over + L. numerus, number]

supernumerary

More than the normal NUMBER, as in supernumerary nipples or supernumerary teeth.

su·per·nu·mer·ar·y

(sū'pĕr-nū'mĕr-ar-ē)
Exceeding normal number.
Synonym(s): epactal.
[L. super-, over + L. numerus, number]
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6a) and both tuberculate and conical supernumeraries were extracted (Fig.
One theory suggests that the supernumerary tooth is created as a result of a dichotomy of the tooth bud.7,8 Another theory, well supported in the literature, is the hyperactivity theory, which suggests that supernumeraries are formed as a result of local, independent, conditioned hyperactivity of the dental lamina.8 Heredity may also play a role in the occurrence of this anomaly, as supernumeraries are more common in the relatives of affected children than in the general population.7 However, the anomaly does not follow a simple Mendelian pattern.7 A mesiodens should be suspected when there is asymmetry in the eruption pattern of the maxillary incisors.1 Early diagnosis of a mesiodens minimizes the treatment required and prevents development of associated problems.
In both individuals, one supernumerary appears entirely labelled, three are stained in a small region near the centromere, and the remaining supernumeraries appear entirely unstained.
Rudimentary supernumeraries are described as being either conical or tuberculate in shape, the conical form being the most common.
The management of Premolar supernumeraries in three orthodontic cases.
presence of supernumeraries--a common cause of failure of eruption (5) 42% to 61.5% of midline supernumeraries were associated with unerupted permanent incisors.
: Late forming supernumeraries in the mandibular premolar region.
No matter how many times the supernumeraries changed their shields, spears and tunics, they inevitably started looking familiar on their repeat stage visits during the Triumphal March, and animals from a petting zoo substituting for elephants was downright silly.