pedodontics

[ped-uh-don-tiks or, esp. British, pee-duh-]

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 formsped·o·don·tic, adjective
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pedodontics in Medicine

pedodontics

[pē′də-dŏntĭks]

n.

The branch of dentistry that deals with the care and treatment of children's teeth.
Related formspe′do•dontist (-dŏntĭst) n.
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