odontogenic

odontogeny

[oh-don-toj-uh-nee]
noun Dentistry.
the development of teeth.
Also, odontogenesis [oh-don-tuh-jen-uh-sis] .


Origin:
1850–55; odonto- + -geny

odontogenic [oh-don-tuh-jen-ik] , adjective
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odontogenic o·don·to·gen·ic (ō-dŏn'tə-jěn'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Of or relating to the formation and development of teeth.

  2. Arising in tissues that form the teeth, as a tumor.

odontogeny o·don·tog·e·ny (ō'dŏn-tŏj'ə-nē)
n.
See odontogenesis.

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