Odontoclast



odontoclast o·don·to·clast (ō-dŏn’tə-klāst’)
n.
A cell that may produce resorption of the roots of deciduous teeth.

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    [oh-don-toj-uh-nee] /ˌoʊ dɒnˈtɒdʒ ə ni/ noun, Dentistry. 1. the development of teeth. odontogenesis o·don·to·gen·e·sis (ō-dŏn’tə-jěn’ĭ-sĭs) n. The formation and development of teeth. Also called odontogeny, odontosis. odontogeny o·don·tog·e·ny (ō’dŏn-tŏj’ə-nē) n. See odontogenesis.

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    [oh-don-toj-uh-nee] /ˌoʊ dɒnˈtɒdʒ ə ni/ noun, Dentistry. 1. the development of teeth. odontogenic o·don·to·gen·ic (ō-dŏn’tə-jěn’ĭk) adj. odontogeny o·don·tog·e·ny (ō’dŏn-tŏj’ə-nē) n. See odontogenesis.

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