supernumerary bud

supernumerary bud

[¦sü·pər′nü·mə‚rer·ē ′bəd]
(botany)
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The procedures included simple exodontia of teeth 75 and 85, as well as surgical exodontia of the supernumerary buds and tooth 45 (figure 3) because their permanence in the oral cavity was considered unviable due to their location and size and to the risk of affecting adjacent permanent teeth with other pathologies, such as resorpions and cysts.