[pon-tik] /ˈpɒn tɪk/

noun, Dentistry.
an artificial tooth in a bridge.
[pon-tik] /ˈpɒn tɪk/
pertaining to the Pontus Euxinus or to Pontus.
denoting or relating to the Black Sea

1550s; see Pontus + -ic.

pontic pon·tic (pŏn’tĭk)
An artificial tooth on a fixed partial denture.


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