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Extensive adhesion of the tongue to the floor of the mouth or the lingual aspect of the anterior portion of the mandible.

Ankyloglossia

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Teeth that are fused to the alveolar bone; a condition especially common with retained deciduous teeth.

Ankylosed teeth

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Congenital lack of teeth.

Anodontia

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Marked deviation from normal, especially as a result of congenital or heredity defects.

Anomaly

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The site of union of corresponding parts (e.g., the corners of the lips) (labial commissure, commissural lip pits).

Commissure

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In dentistry, a condition in which two adjacent teeth become united cementum.

Concrescence

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A disorder that is present at and existing from the time of birth.

Congenital disorder

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An abnormal sac or cavity lined by epithelium and surrounded by fibrous connective tissue.

Cyst

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“A tooth within a tooth”; a developmental anomaly that results when the enamel organ invaginates into the crown of a tooth before mineralization.

Dens in dente

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The formation of dentin.

Dentinogenesis

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The distinguishing of one tissue from another.

Differentiation

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An abnormal bend or curve, as in the root of a tooth.

Dilaceration

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The union of two adjacent tooth germs.

Fusion

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“Twinning”; when a single tooth germ attempts to divide, resulting in the incomplete formation of two teeth; the tooth usually has a single root and root canal.

Germination

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Partial anodontia; the lack of one or more teeth.

Hypodontia

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Teeth that cannot erupt into the oral cavity because of a physical obstruction.

Impacted teeth

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Abnormally large teeth.

Macrodontia

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Abnormally small teeth.

Microdontia

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A radiographic appearance in which many circular radiolucencies exist; these can appear "soap bubble-like” "honeycomb-like."

Multilocular

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A small solid mass that can be detected through touch.

Nodule

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A subcategory of hypodontia in which six on more teeth are missing.

Oligodontia

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A disposition in favor of something; preference.

Predilection

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The multiplication of cells.

Proliferation

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The embryonic invagination that becomes the oral cavity.

Stomodeum

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In excess of the normal or regular number, as in teeth.

Supernumerary