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[ek-suh-don-tiks] /ˌɛk səˈdɒn tɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
the branch of dentistry dealing with the extraction of teeth.
Also, exodontia
[ek-suh-don-shuh, -shee-uh] /ˌɛk səˈdɒn ʃə, -ʃi ə/ (Show IPA)
Origin of exodontics
ex-3 + odont- + -ics Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for exodontics


(functioning as sing) the branch of dental surgery concerned with the extraction of teeth Also called exodontia (ˌɛksəʊˈdɒnʃə)
Derived Forms
exodontist, noun
Word Origin
C20: New Latin, from ex-1 + -odontia, from Greek odōn tooth
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exodontics in Medicine

exodontics ex·o·don·tics (ěk'sə-dŏn'tĭks)
The dental specialty dealing with tooth extraction.

ex'o·don'tist n.
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