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dentinogenesis imperfecta


dentinogenesis imperfecta

noun dentinogenesis im·per·fec·ta \-ˌim-pər-ˈfek-tə\

Definition of DENTINOGENESIS IMPERFECTA

:  a disorder of tooth development inherited as an autosomal dominant trait and characterized by relatively soft enamel in both the primary and permanent teeth that makes the teeth abnormally vulnerable to fracture, abrasion, and wear
March 02, 2015
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