exodontia

noun

ex·​odon·​tia ˌek-sə-ˈdän(t)-sh(ē-)ə How to pronounce exodontia (audio)
: a branch of dentistry that deals with the extraction of teeth
exodontist noun

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from ex- entry 1 + -odontia

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of exodontia was in 1913

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Cite this Entry

“Exodontia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exodontia. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

Medical Definition

exodontia

noun
ex·​odon·​tia ˌek-sə-ˈdän-ch(ē-)ə How to pronounce exodontia (audio)
: a branch of dentistry that deals with the extraction of teeth
exodontist noun
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