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gerodontics

[ jer-uh-don-tiks, jeer- ]
/ 藢d蕭蓻r 蓹藞d蓲n t瑟ks, 藢d蕭瑟蓹r- /
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noun (used with a singular verb)
the branch of dentistry dealing with aging and aged persons.
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Also ger路o路don路tia [jer-uh-don-shuh, -shee-uh, jeer-]. /藢d蕭蓻r 蓹藞d蓲n 蕛蓹, -蕛i 蓹, 藢d蕭瑟蓹r-/.
Also called ger路o路don路tol路o路gy [jer-oh-don-tol-uh-jee, jeer-]. /藢d蕭蓻r o蕣 d蓲n藞t蓲l 蓹 d蕭i, 藢d蕭瑟蓹r-/.

Origin of gerodontics

<Greek g锚r(as) old age + -odont + -ics

OTHER WORDS FROM gerodontics

ger路o路don路tic, adjective
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