cleidocranial dysostosis


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cleidocranial dysostosis

[¦klī·dō¦krān·ē·əl ¦dis·ä′stō·səs]
(medicine)
A congenital defect in which there is deficient formation of bone in the skull and clavicle.
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A histologic study of cemetum in a case of cleidocranial dysostosis.
This condition is of clinical significance to the dentist, due to the involvement of facial bones, cleidocranial dysostosis with classic clinical and radiological features supplemented by relevant literature.