dentigerous cyst

noun

Medical Definition of dentigerous cyst

: an epithelial cyst containing fluid and one or more imperfect teeth usually thought to result from defects in the enamel-forming structures

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“Dentigerous cyst.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dentigerous%20cyst. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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