} } Pulpectomy | Define Pulpectomy at Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

How Well Do You Know English Slang?

pulpectomy

[puhl-pek-tuh-mee] /pʌlˈpɛk tə mi/
noun, plural pulpectomies. Dentistry.
1.
the removal of all the pulp tissue in a tooth in the course of endodontic therapy.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; pulp + -ectomy
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
pulpectomy in Medicine

pulpectomy pul·pec·to·my (pŭl-pěk'tə-mē)
n.
Removal of the dental pulp, including that in the roots.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for pulpectomy

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for pulpectomy

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends