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Related to prosthodontics: removable prosthodontics


n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of dentistry that deals with the replacement of missing teeth and related mouth or jaw structures by bridges, dentures, or other artificial devices.

pros′tho·don′tic adj.
pros′tho·don′tist n.


(Dentistry) (functioning as singular) the branch of dentistry concerned with the artificial replacement of missing teeth. Also called: prosthodontia
[C20: from prosth(esis) + -odont + -ics]
ˌprosthoˈdontist n


(ˌprɒs θəˈdɒn tɪks)

also pros•tho•don•tia

(-ˈdɒn ʃə, -ʃi ə)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of dentistry that deals with the replacement of missing teeth and related oral structures by artificial devices.
[1945–50; prosth (esis) + -odont + -ics]
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Noun1.prosthodontics - the branch of dentistry dealing with the replacement of teeth and related mouth or jaw structures by artificial devices
dental medicine, dentistry, odontology - the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
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