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endodontics

 [en″do-don´tiks]
the branch of dentistry concerned with the etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions that affect the tooth pulp, root, and periapical tissues.

en·do·don·tics

(en'dō-don'tiks),
A field of dentistry concerned with the biology and pathology of the dental pulp and periapical tissues, and with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and injuries in these tissues.
[endo- + G. odous, tooth]

endodontics

/en·do·don·tics/ (-don´tiks) the branch of dentistry concerned with the etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions that affect the tooth pulp, root, and periapical tissues.

endodontics

(ĕn′dō-dŏn′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the tooth root, dental pulp, and surrounding tissue.

en′do·don′tic adj.
en′do·don′tist n.

endodontics

Etymology: Gk, endon, within, odous, tooth
the branch of dentistry that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the dental pulp, tooth root, and surrounding tissues and in the associated practice of root canal therapy. Also called endodontia, endodontology, pulpodontia.

en·do·don·tics

, endodontia , endodontology (en'dō-don'tiks, shē-ă, -don-tol'ŏ-jē)
A field of dentistry concerned with the diseases and injuries of the dental pulp and periapical tissues, and with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and injuries in these tissues.
[endo- + G. odous, tooth]

en·do·don·tics

(en'dō-don'tiks)
Field of dentistry concerned with biology and pathology of dental pulp and periapical tissues, and with prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and injuries in these tissues.
Synonym(s): endodontia, endodontology.
[endo- + G. odous, tooth]

endodontics

(en´dōdon´tiks),
n the branch of dentistry that is concerned with the morphology, physiology, and pathology of the dental pulp and periradicular tissues. Its study and practice encompass the basic and clinical sciences, including biology of the normal pulp; the etiology, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases and injuries of the pulp; and associated periradicular conditions.

endodontics

the branch of dentistry concerned with the etiology, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the tooth pulp, root and periapical tissues.