macrodontia


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macrodontia

[‚mak·rə′dän·chə]
(medicine)
The condition of having abnormally large teeth.
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2004], whereas macrodontia and supernumerary teeth occur more frequently in males [Zhu et al.
For the fearsome looking Macrodontia cervicornis, a species of longhorned beetle, the weapon of choice is its super mandible, or giant claw-like jaw.
Talon cusps may be associated with other dental anomalies, especially in the permanent dentition, such as peg-shaped lateral incisors, impacted mesiodens and canines, odontoma, macrodontia, dens invaginatus, supernumerary teeth, shovel-shaped incisors, bifid cingulum, additional tubercle on incisors, exaggerated Carabelli cusps, and microdontia of antimere teeth [Al-Omari et al.