pedodontics

[ ped-uh-don-tiks or, esp. British, pee-duh- ]
/ ˌpɛd əˈdɒn tɪks or, esp. British, ˌpi də- /

noun (used with a singular verb)

the branch of dentistry dealing with the care and treatment of children's teeth.
Also ped·o·don·tia [ped-uh-don-shuh, -shee-uh or, esp. British, pee-duh-] /ˌpɛd əˈdɒn ʃə, -ʃi ə or, esp. British, ˌpi də-/.

Origin of pedodontics

Related forms

ped·o·don·tic, adjective
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Medicine definitions for pedodontia (1 of 2)

pedodontia

[ pē′də-dŏnshə ]

n.

Pedodontics.

Medicine definitions for pedodontia (2 of 2)

pedodontics

[ pē′də-dŏntĭks ]

n.

The branch of dentistry that deals with the care and treatment of children's teeth.

Related forms

pe′do•dontist (-dŏntĭst) n.
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