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Medical Term:

odontoptosis

Pronunciation: o'don-top-to'sis, -to-to'sis

Definition: Downward movement of an upper tooth due to the loss of its lower antagonist(s).

[odonto- + G. ptosis, a falling]

See Also: supereruption

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