exodontics
exodontics exodontics n. the branch of dentistry dealing with extraction of teeth.

Syn: exodontia. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • exodontics — ☆ exodontics [eks΄ō dän′tiks ] n. [ModL < L ex, out + Gr odōn (gen. odontos), TOOTH + ICS] the branch of dentistry having to do with the extraction of teeth: also exodontia [eks΄ō dänshə, eks′ō dänshē ə] exodontist n …   English World dictionary

  • exodontics — /ek seuh don tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the branch of dentistry dealing with the extraction of teeth. Also, exodontia /ek seuh don sheuh, shee euh/. [EX 3 + ODONT + ICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • exodontics — noun the extraction of teeth Syn: exodontia …   Wiktionary

  • exodontics — ex·odon·tics (ek″so donґtiks) the branch of dentistry that deals with extraction of the teeth. Called also exodontia …   Medical dictionary

  • exodontics — ex•o•don•tics [[t]ˌɛk səˈdɒn tɪks[/t]] also ex•o•don•tia [[t] ˈdɒn ʃə, ʃi ə[/t]] n. (used with a sing. v.) den the branch of dentistry dealing with the extraction of teeth ex o•don′tist, n. Etymology: ex III+(end)odontics …   From formal English to slang

  • exodontics — noun the branch of dentistry dealing with extraction of teeth • Syn: ↑exodontia • Derivationally related forms: ↑exodontist (for: ↑exodontia), ↑exodontic, ↑exodontist • …   Useful english dictionary

  • exodontia — noun the branch of dentistry dealing with extraction of teeth • Syn: ↑exodontics • Derivationally related forms: ↑exodontist, ↑exodontic (for: ↑exodontics), ↑exodontist (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • exodontic — adjective of or relating to or involving exodontics exodontic surgeon • Pertains to noun: ↑exodontics • Derivationally related forms: ↑exodontics …   Useful english dictionary

  • exodontist — noun a dentist specializing in the extraction of teeth • Derivationally related forms: ↑exodontics, ↑exodontia • Hypernyms: ↑dentist, ↑tooth doctor, ↑dental practitioner * * * ntə̇st, ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • exodontia — ex·o·don·tia (ĕk sə dŏnʹshə, shē ə) n. Exodontics. * * * …   Universalium

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