gnathology


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gnathology

 [nah-thol´o-je]
the science dealing with the masticatory apparatus as a whole. adj., adj gnatholog´ic.

gnath·ol·o·gy

(nath-ol'ŏ-jē),
The science of the masticatory system, including physiology, functional disturbances, and treatment.

gnathology

/gnath·ol·o·gy/ (nah-thol´ah-je) a science dealing with the masticatory apparatus as a whole, including morphology, anatomy, histology, physiology, pathology, and therapeutics.gnatholog´ic

gnathology

[nāthol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, gnathos + logos, science
a field of dental or medical study that deals with the entire chewing apparatus, including its anatomical, histological, morphological, physiological, and pathological characteristics. Diagnostic, therapeutic, and rehabilitative procedures result from these studies.

gnath·ol·o·gy

(nath-ol'ŏ-jē)
The science of the masticatory system, including physiology, functional disturbances, and treatment.

gnath·ol·o·gy

(nath-ol'ŏ-jē)
Science of masticatory system, including physiology, functional disturbances, and treatment.

gnathology (nāthol´əjē),

n the study of the functional and occlusal relationships of the teeth; sometimes also used to identify a specific philosophy of occlusal function.

gnathology

the science dealing with the masticatory apparatus as a whole.
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While there is obviously some overlap with conventional dentistry, gnathology takes a more holistic approach to the function of chewing, including, for example, examining its effect on mood and cognitive function.
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He is also a member of The International Academy of Gnathology, and the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics.