the formation of enamel by ameloblasts, a process that is completed before tooth eruption. Amelogenesis imperfecta is a hereditary condition in which enamel formation is disturbed. The teeth have an unusual surface but may not be more prone to decay.

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  • amelogénesis imperfecta — enfermedad hereditaria en la que la formación del esmalte es defectuosa debido a una hipocalcificación o a una síntesis defectuosa. Se caracteriza por un espesor de esmalte muy reducido con la aparición de manchas de color marrón. [ICD 10: K00.5] …   Diccionario médico

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