Meaning of dilaceration

di•lac•er•a•tion

Pronunciation: (di-las"u-rā'shun, dī-), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of dilacerating.
  2. the state of being dilacerated.
  3. displacement in the position of a developing tooth, resulting in angulation or distortion.
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