dilaceration

noun
di·​lac·​er·​a·​tion | \ (ˌ)dī-ˌlas-ə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce dilaceration (audio) \

Medical Definition of dilaceration

: injury (as partial fracture) to a developing tooth that results in a curve in the long axis as development continues

Other Words from dilaceration

dilacerated \ -​ˈlas-​ə-​ˌrā-​təd How to pronounce dilacerated (audio) \ adjective

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“Dilaceration.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dilaceration. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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