anodontia

Congenital absence of the teeth; developmental, not due to extraction or impaction. SYN: agomphious, agomphosis, agomphiasis. [G. an- priv. + odous, tooth]
- partial a. SYN: hypodontia.

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an·odon·tia .an-ō-'dän-ch(ē-)ə n an esp. congenital absence of teeth

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n.
absence of the teeth because they have failed to develop. It is more common for only a few teeth to fail to develop (see hypodontia).

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an·odon·tia (an″o-donґshə) [an-1 + odont- + -ia] congenital absence of the teeth; it may involve all (total a.) or only some of the teeth (partial a., hypodontia), and both the deciduous and the permanent dentition, or only teeth of the permanent dentition. See also Kennedy classification and Skinner classification, under classification. Called also anodontism and edentia.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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