odontology

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noun odon·tol·o·gy \(ˌ)ō-ˌdän-ˈtä-lə-jē\

Definition of odontology

  1. 1 :  a science dealing with the teeth, their structure and development, and their diseases

  2. 2 :  forensic odontology

Origin and Etymology of odontology

French odontologie, from odont- + -logie -logy


First Known Use: 1813


Medical Dictionary

odontology

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noun odon·tol·o·gy \(ˌ)ō-ˌdän-ˈtäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of odontology

plural

odontologies

  1. 1:  a science dealing with the teeth, their structure and development, and their diseases

  2. 2:  forensic odontology

odontological

\-ˌdänt-əl-ˈäj-i-kəl\play adjective

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