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[ohd-n-eyt, oh-don-eyt] /ˈoʊd nˌeɪt, oʊˈdɒn eɪt/

belonging or pertaining to the order Odonata, comprising the damselflies and dragonflies.
any of numerous large predatory aquatic insects of the order Odonata, occurring worldwide and characterized by two pairs of membranous wings.


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    [oh-don-tal-juh, -jee-uh] /ˌoʊ dɒnˈtæl dʒə, -dʒi ə/ noun, Dentistry. 1. pain in a tooth; toothache. /ˌɒdɒnˈtældʒɪə/ noun 1. a technical name for toothache odontalgia o·don·tal·gia (ō’dŏn-tāl’jə, -jē-ə) n. See toothache. o’don·tal’gic adj.

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    odontectomy o·don·tec·to·my (ō’dŏn-těk’tə-mē) n. Removal of teeth by the bending back of a mucoperiosteal flap and excision of bone from around the root before the application of force to remove the tooth.

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