exodontics


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ex·o·don·tics

 (ĕk′sə-dŏn′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The dental specialty that deals with extraction of teeth.

ex′o·don′tist n.
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exodontics

(ˌɛksəʊˈdɒntɪks)
n
(Dentistry) (functioning as singular) the branch of dental surgery concerned with the extraction of teeth. Also called: exodontia
[C20: New Latin, from ex-1 + -odontia, from Greek odōn tooth]
ˌexoˈdontist n
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ex•o•don•tics

(ˌɛk səˈdɒn tɪks)

also ex•o•don•tia

(-ˈdɒn ʃə, -ʃi ə)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of dentistry dealing with the extraction of teeth.
ex`o•don′tist, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exodontics - the branch of dentistry dealing with extraction of teethexodontics - the branch of dentistry dealing with extraction of teeth
dental surgery - the branch of dentistry involving surgical procedures
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