pedodontia

pedodontics

[ped-uh-don-tiks or, esp. British, pee-duh-]
noun (used with a singular verb)
the branch of dentistry dealing with the care and treatment of children's teeth.
Also, pedodontia [ped-uh-don-shuh, -shee-uh or, esp. British, pee-duh-] .


Origin:
ped-1 + -odont + -ics

pedodontic, adjective
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pedodontia pe·do·don·tia (pē'də-dŏn'shə)
n.
Pedodontics.

pedodontics pe·do·don·tics (pē'də-dŏn'tĭks)
n.
The branch of dentistry that deals with the care and treatment of children's teeth.


pe'do·don'tist (-dŏn'tĭst) n.
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