macrodont

macrodont
1. A tooth of abnormally large and frequently distorted proportions; the condition may be localized or generalized. 2. Denoting a skull with a dental index above 44. SYN: megadont, megalodont. [macro- + G. odous (odont-), tooth]

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mac·ro·dont 'mak-rə-.dänt adj having large teeth usu. with a dental index of over 44

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mac·ro·dont (makґro-dont) having large teeth; characterized by macrodontia. Called also megadont.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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