amelogenesis imperfecta

amelogenesis imperfecta
amelogenesis im·per·fec·taər-'fek-tə n faulty development of tooth enamel that is genetically determined

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an autosomal dominant or X-linked disorder in which there is faulty development of the dental enamel owing to agenesis, hypoplasia, or hypocalcification of the enamel. It is marked by enamel that is very thin and friable and frequently stained in various shades of brown. Called also hereditary brown enamel.

Amelogenesis imperfecta, hypocalcified type.

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