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macrodontia

[mak-ruh-don-shuh, -shee-uh] /ˌmæk rəˈdɒn ʃə, -ʃi ə/
noun
1.
the condition of having abnormally large teeth.
Also, macrodontism
[mak-ruh-don-tiz-uh m] /ˈmæk rə dɒnˌtɪz əm/ (Show IPA)
.
Also called megadontia, megadontism, megadonty.
Origin
< Neo-Latin; see macro-, -odont, -ia
Related forms
macrodont, macrodontic, adjective

megadontia

[meg-uh-don-shuh, -shee-uh] /ˌmɛg əˈdɒn ʃə, -ʃi ə/
noun
Also, megadontism, megadonty.
Origin
< Neo-Latin; see mega-, -odont, -ia
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megadontism in Medicine

macrodontia mac·ro·don·ti·a (māk'rə-dŏn'shē-ə, -shə)
n.
A condition in which the teeth are abnormally large. Also called megadontism, megalodontia.

megadontism meg·a·don·tism (měg'ə-dŏn'tĭz'əm)
n.
See macrodontia.

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