forensic odontology

noun

Definition of forensic odontology

: a branch of forensic medicine dealing with teeth and marks left by teeth (as in identifying criminal suspects or the remains of a dead person)

First Known Use of forensic odontology

1952, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of forensic odontology was in 1952

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“Forensic odontology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/forensic%20odontology. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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forensic odontology

noun

Medical Definition of forensic odontology

: a branch of forensic medicine that deals with teeth and marks left by teeth (as in identifying the remains of a dead person)

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