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Term:dental fluorosis
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Definition:A chronic endemic form of hypoplasia of the dental enamel caused by drinking water with a high fluorine content during the time of tooth formation, and characterized by defective calcification that gives a white chalky appearance to the enamel, which gradually undergoes brown discoloration. (Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p286)
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Dental Fluoroses;   Intrinsic enamel discolouration of fluorosis;   Mottled Enamel;   Mottled Enamels;   Mottled teeth;   Mottling of enamel
 primary_id: MESH:D009050;   RDO:0006140
 xref: NCI:C85059
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Symbol Object Name JBrowse Chr Start Stop Reference
G Dnm1l dynamin 1-like JBrowse link 11 88,830,968 88,882,271 RGD:12738230
G Fis1 fission, mitochondrial 1 JBrowse link 12 22,750,485 22,765,324 RGD:12437081
G Mfn1 mitofusin 1 JBrowse link 2 118,929,738 118,971,689 RGD:12738230

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    Stomatognathic Diseases 870
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    disease of anatomical entity 14969
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          mouth disease 680
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              dental fluorosis 3
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