[oh-don-tal-juh, -jee-uh] /ˌoʊ dɒnˈtæl dʒə, -dʒi ə/

noun, Dentistry.
pain in a tooth; toothache.
a technical name for toothache

odontalgia o·don·tal·gia (ō’dŏn-tāl’jə, -jē-ə)
See toothache.
o’don·tal’gic adj.


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