implantology

[ im-plan-tol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌɪm plænˈtɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the branch of dentistry dealing with the permanent implantation or attachment of artificial teeth in the jaw.

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OTHER WORDS FROM implantology

im·plan·tol·o·gist, noun
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