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odontology

[oh-don-tol-uh-jee, od-on-]
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noun
  1. the science dealing with the study of the teeth and their surrounding tissues and with the prevention and cure of their diseases.
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Origin of odontology

First recorded in 1810–20; odonto- + -logy
Related formso·don·to·log·i·cal [oh-don-tl-oj-i-kuh l] /oʊˌdɒn tlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectiveo·don·tol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for odontology

odontology

noun
  1. the branch of science concerned with the anatomy, development, and diseases of teeth and related structures
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Derived Formsodontological (ɒˌdɒntəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiveodontologist, noun
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odontology in Medicine

odontology

(ō′dŏn-tŏlə-jē)
n.
  1. The study of the structure, development, and abnormalities of the teeth.
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Related formso•don′to•logi•cal (-tə-lŏjĭ-kəl) adj.
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