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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
< New Latin; see micr(o)--odont, -ia
Related forms
microdont
[mahy-kruh-dont] /ˈmaɪ krəˌdɒnt/ (Show IPA),
microdontic, microdontous, adjective
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microdontism 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.

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