Medical Dictionary

dentinogenesis imperfecta

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

Medical Definition of dentinogenesis imperfecta

  1. :  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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up dentinogenesis imperfecta? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to glide in or as if in an airplane

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!