microdonty

microdontia

[mahy-kruh-don-shuh, -shee-uh]
noun
abnormally small teeth.
Also, microdontism [mahy-kruh-don-tiz-uhm] , microdonty.


Origin:
< Neo-Latin; see micr(o)--odont, -ia

microdont [mahy-kruh-dont] , microdontic, microdontous, adjective
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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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