macrodontia, macrodontism

macrodontia, macrodontism
The state of having abnormally large teeth. SYN: megadontism, megalodontia.

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  • macrodontia — macrodont, macrodontic, adj. /mak reuh don sheuh, shee euh/, n. the condition of having abnormally large teeth. Also, macrodontism /mak reuh don tiz euhm/. Also called megadontia, megadontism, megadonty. [ < NL; see MACRO , ODONT, IA] * * * …   Universalium

  • macrodontia — n. a condition in which the teeth are unusually large. * * * mac·ro·don·tia (mak″ro donґshə) [macro + odont + ia] a developmental disorder characterized by increase in the size of the teeth; it may affect a single tooth or all of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • macrodontism — mac·ro·don·tism (mak″ro donґtiz əm) macrodontia …   Medical dictionary

  • macrodontia — noun see macrodont * * * macrodont, macrodontic, adj. /mak reuh don sheuh, shee euh/, n. the condition of having abnormally large teeth. Also, macrodontism /mak reuh don tiz euhm/. Also called megadontia, megadontism, megadonty. [ NL; see MACRO …   Useful english dictionary

  • macrodont —   a. large toothed.    ♦ macrodontia,    ♦ macrodontism, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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