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1. odontology

noun. the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth.

Synonyms

  • orthodonture
  • periodontia
  • endodontics
  • orthodontics
  • orthodontia
  • prosthodontia
  • cosmetic dentistry
  • medical specialty
  • dental orthopedics
  • dental medicine
  • dental surgery
  • dental orthopaedics
  • endodontia
  • periodontics
  • dentistry
  • medicine

Antonyms

  • over-the-counter medicine
  • over-the-counter drug
  • prescription drug

Etymology

  • -logy (English)
  • odonto- (English)
  • ὀδούς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word odontology


1. Noun, singular or mass
Attend at least four annual meetings in the field of forensic odontology, such as meetings by the American Society of Forensic Odontology.

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