anodontia

anodontia

[an-uh-don-shuh, -shee-uh]
noun Dentistry.
congenital absence of teeth.

Origin:
an-1 + -odont + -ia

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anodontia (ˌænəʊˈdɒnʃɪə)
 
n
the congenital absence of teeth
 
[from an- + Greek odōn tooth + -ia]

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anodontia an·o·don·ti·a (ān'ō-dŏn'shē-ə, -shə)
n.
Congenital absence of teeth. Also called agomphosis.

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