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odontology

 [o″don-tol´o-je]
1. scientific study of the teeth.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

den·tis·try

(den'tis-trē),
The healing science and art concerned with the structure and function of the orofacial complex, and with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of deformities, pathoses, and traumatic injuries thereof.
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odontology

(ō′dŏn-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of the structure, development, and abnormalities of the teeth.

o·don′to·log′i·cal (-tə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
o·don′to·log′i·cal·ly adv.
o′don·tol′o·gist n.
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o·don·tol·o·gy

(ō'don-tol'ŏ-jē)
The study of the teeth and their supporting structures.
[odonto- + G. logos, study]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

odontology

The study of the structure, growth, function and diseases of the teeth.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

den·tis·try

(den'tis-trē)
The healing science and art concerned with structure and function of the orofacial complex, and with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of deformities, pathoses, and traumatic injuries thereof.
Synonym(s): odontology, odontonosology.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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