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Medical Term:

Hutchinson teeth

Pronunciation: hutsh'in-son

Definition: the teeth of congenital syphilis in which the incisal edge is notched and narrower than the cervical area.

Synonym(s): Hutchinson incisors, notched teeth, screwdriver teeth, syphilitic teeth

See Also: Hutchinson crescentic notch

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