antiodontalgic

[ an-tee-oh-don-tal-jik, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˌoʊ dɒnˈtæl dʒɪk, ˌæn taɪ- /
Dentistry.

adjective

relieving the pain of a toothache.

noun

a toothache remedy.

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Also an·to·don·tal·gic [an-toh-don-tal-jik] /ˌæn toʊ dɒnˈtæl dʒɪk/.

Origin of antiodontalgic

First recorded in 1810–20; anti- + odontalgic
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