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Aplasia means the underdevelopment of an organ.

  • Example of aplasia: failure to establish a regular tooth.

In orthopedics, it means congenital failure to form some part of the skeleton.[1] Compare: dysplasia

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  1. KOUDELA, K., et al. Ortopedie. 1. edition. Praha : Karolinum, 2004. ISBN 80-246-0654-2.

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Other anomalies of the number of teeth: