follow Dictionary.com

Yours, Etc.: Origins and Uses of 8 Sign-Offs

microdontia

[mahy-kruh-don-shuh, -shee-uh] /ˌmaɪ krəˈdɒn ʃə, -ʃi ə/
noun
1.
abnormally small teeth.
Also, microdontism
[mahy-kruh-don-tiz-uh m] /ˈmaɪ krə dɒnˌtɪz əm/ (Show IPA),
microdonty.
Origin
< Neo-Latin; see micr(o)--odont, -ia
Related forms
microdont
[mahy-kruh-dont] /ˈmaɪ krəˌdɒnt/ (Show IPA),
microdontic, microdontous, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for microdont

microdont

/ˈmaɪkrəʊˌdɒnt/
adjective
1.
having unusually small teeth
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
microdont in Medicine

microdontia mi·cro·don·ti·a (mī'krə-dŏn'shē-ə, -shə)
n.
A condition of having one or more disproportionately small teeth.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for microdontia

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for microdont

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends