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The medical study of the mouth and its diseases.
sto′ma·to·log′i·cal (-tə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), sto′ma·to·log′ic (-lŏj′ĭk) adj.
1. (Medicine) the branch of medicine or dentistry concerned with the structures, functions, and diseases of the mouth
2. (Dentistry) the branch of medicine or dentistry concerned with the structures, functions, and diseases of the mouth
the branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the mouth. — stomatologist, n. — stomatologic, stomatological, adj.See also: Medical Specialties
The branch of medicine that deals with the mouth and its diseases and disorders.