- the branch of dentistry dealing with the extraction of teeth.
Also ex·o·don·tia [ek-suh-don-shuh, -shee-uh] /ˌɛk səˈdɒn ʃə, -ʃi ə/.
Origin of exodontics
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- (functioning as singular) the branch of dental surgery concerned with the extraction of teethAlso called: exodontia (ˌɛksəʊˈdɒnʃə)
C20: New Latin, from ex- 1 + -odontia, from Greek odōn tooth
- The dental specialty dealing with tooth extraction.