end·​odon·​tics | \ˌen-də-ˈdän-tiks \

Definition of endodontics 

: a branch of dentistry concerned with diseases of the pulp

Other Words from endodontics

endodontic \ ˌen-​də-​ˈdän-​tik \ adjective
endodontically \ ˌen-​də-​ˈdän-​ti-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb
endodontist \ ˌen-​də-​ˈdän-​tist \ noun

First Known Use of endodontics

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for endodontics

end- + odont- + -ics

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about endodontics

Share endodontics

Statistics for endodontics

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for endodontics

The first known use of endodontics was in 1946

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for endodontics

end·​odon·​tics | \-ˈdänt-iks \

Medical Definition of endodontics 

: a branch of dentistry concerned with diseases of the pulp

Other Words from endodontics

endodontic \ -​ˈdänt-​ik \ adjective
endodontically \ -​ˈdänt-​i-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

More from Merriam-Webster on endodontics

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about endodontics

Comments on endodontics

What made you want to look up endodontics? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a trusted follower

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!