exodontia
noun Etymology: New Latin, from 1ex- + -odontia Date: 1913 a branch of dentistry that deals with the extraction of teeth • exodontist noun

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

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

  • exodontia — The branch of dental practice concerned with the extraction of teeth. [exo + G. odous, tooth] * * * ex·odon·tia .ek sə dän ch(ē )ə n a branch of dentistry that deals with the extraction of teeth ex·odon·tist dänt əst …   Medical dictionary

  • exodontia — ex·o·don·ti·a || ‚eksəʊ dÉ’nʃɪə n. extraction of teeth, removal of teeth …   English contemporary dictionary

  • exodontia — ex·o·don·tia …   English syllables

  • exodontia — /ɛksoʊˈdɒntiə/ (say eksoh donteeuh) noun the branch of dentistry dealing with the extraction of teeth. Also, exodontics. {New Latin, from Greek ex ex 3 + odous tooth + ia ia. Compare Greek exodontizomai have one s teeth removed} –exodontist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • exodontia —   n. teeth extraction.    ♦ exodontist, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • 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

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

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