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odontoblastoma

Pronunciation: o-don'to-blas-to'ma

Definition:

  1. A tumor composed of neoplastic epithelial and mesenchymal cells that may differentiate into cells able to produce calcified tooth substances.
  2. An odontoma in its early formative stage.

[odontoblast + G. -oma, tumor]

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