hypomineralisation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hypo- +‎ mineralisation

Noun[edit]

hypomineralisation

  1. Alternative form of hypomineralization
    • 2015 July 25, Anna Lena Sundell et al., “Comparing caries risk profiles between 5- and 10- year-old children with cleft lip and/or palate and non-cleft controls”, in BMC Oral Health[1], volume 15, DOI:10.1186/s12903-015-0067-x:
      The frequent occurrence of enamel defects (hypoplasia and hypomineralisation) in this CL(P) material can also act as retention sites for plaque and may contribute to the elevated counts of salivary lactobacilli.