Dilaceration

Dilaceration is a developmental disturbance in shape of teeth. It refers to an angulation, or a sharp bend or curve, in the root or crown of a formed tooth. The condition is thought to be due to trauma or possibly a delay in tooth eruption relative to bone remodeling gradients during the period in which tooth is forming. The result is that the pos...
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Dilaceration

• (n.) The act of rending asunder.
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dilaceration

(di-las″әr-a´shәn) a tearing apart, as of a cataract. In dentistry, an abnormal angulation or curve in the root or crown of a formed tooth.
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Dilaceration

Di·lac`er·a'tion noun [ Latin dilaceratio : confer French dilacération .] The act of rending asunder. Arbuthnot.
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Dilaceration

an abnormal tooth that where both the crown and the root are twisted.
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dilaceration

Displacement of some portion of a developing tooth which is then further developed in its new relation, resulting in a tooth with sharply angulated root(s). ... Origin: L. Di-lacero, pp. Laceratus, to tear in pieces, fr. Lacer, mangled ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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dilaceration

Type: Term Pronunciation: dī-las′er-ā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Displacement of some portion of a developing tooth, which is then further developed in its new relation, resulting in a tooth with sharply angulated root(s).
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