periodontology
noun Date: 1914 periodontics

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Periodontology — Periodontology, or Periodontics, is the branch of dentistry which studies supporting structures of teeth, and diseases and conditions that affect them. The supporting tissues are known as the periodontium, which includes the gingiva (gums),… …   Wikipedia

  • periodontology — [per΄ē ō däntäl′ə jē] n. the study of periodontal disease, tissue, etc …   English World dictionary

  • periodontology — /per ee oh don tol euh jee/, n. periodontics. [1910 15; PERIODONT(IA) + O + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

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  • periodontology — peri·odon·tol·o·gy .dän täl ə jē n, pl gies PERIODONTICS * * * n. the branch of dentistry concerned with the tissues that support and attach the teeth and the prevention and treatment of periodontal disease. * * * peri·odon·tol·o·gy (per″e… …   Medical dictionary

  • periodontology — [ˌpɛrɪədɒn tɒlədʒi] noun another term for periodontics …   English new terms dictionary

  • periodontology — peri·odon·tol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • periodontology — n. the branch of dentistry concerned with the tissues that support and attach the teeth and the prevention and treatment of periodontal disease …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • periodontology — per•i•o•don•tol•o•gy [[t]ˌpɛr i oʊ dɒnˈtɒl ə dʒi[/t]] n. den periodontics • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • periodontology — n. = PERIODONTICS …   Useful english dictionary

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