Odontogenesis imperfecta



odontogenesis imperfecta odontogenesis im·per·fec·ta (ĭm’pər-fěk’tə)
n.
An odontogenic developmental anomaly characterized by deficient formation of enamel and dentin causing the affected teeth to exhibit a marked reduction in radiopacity so that unusually large pulp chambers with thin enamel and dentin are seen.

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