exodontia

exodontics

[ek-suh-don-tiks]
noun (used with a singular verb)
the branch of dentistry dealing with the extraction of teeth.
Also, exodontia [ek-suh-don-shuh, -shee-uh] .


Origin:
ex-3 + -odont- + -ics

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exodontics (ˌɛksəʊˈdɒntɪks)
 
n
(functioning as singular) Also called: exodontia the branch of dental surgery concerned with the extraction of teeth
 
[C20: New Latin, from ex-1 + -odontia, from Greek odōn tooth]
 
exo'dontist
 
n

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exodontia ex·o·don·tia (ěk'sə-dŏn'shə, -shē-ə)
n.
Exodontics.

exodontics ex·o·don·tics (ěk'sə-dŏn'tĭks)
n.
The dental specialty dealing with tooth extraction.


ex'o·don'tist n.
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