Odontology



[oh-don-tol-uh-jee, od-on-] /ˌoʊ dɒnˈtɒl ə dʒi, ˌɒd ɒn-/

noun
1.
the science dealing with the study of the teeth and their surrounding tissues and with the prevention and cure of their diseases.
/ˌɒdɒnˈtɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of science concerned with the anatomy, development, and diseases of teeth and related structures

odontology o·don·tol·o·gy (ō’dŏn-tŏl’ə-jē)
n.
The study of the structure, development, and abnormalities of the teeth.
o·don’to·log’i·cal (-tə-lŏj’ĭ-kəl) adj.

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