Definition of Odontology

1. Noun. The branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth.




Definition of Odontology

1. n. The science which treats of the teeth, their structure and development.

Definition of Odontology

1. Noun. The study of the structure and development of teeth ¹

2. Noun. The branch of dentistry dealing with abnormalities of teeth ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Odontology

1. The science which treats of the teeth, their structure and development. Origin: Odonto-: cf.F. Odontologie. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Odontology Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Odontology Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Odontology

odontographic
odontographies
odontographs
odontography
odontoid
odontoid ligament
odontoid process
odontoid process of epistropheus
odontoid vertebra
odontoids
odontolcae
odontolite
odontolites
odontologist
odontologists
odontology (current term)
odontoloxia
odontolysis
odontoma
odontomas
odontoneuralgia
odontonomy
odontonosology
odontoparallaxis
odontopathy
odontophobia
odontophora
odontophore
odontophorous
odontoplast

Literary usage of Odontology

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Origin and Evolution of the Human Dentition by William King Gregory (1922)
"DEPENDENCE OF odontology UPON PALAEONTOLOGY AND TAXONOMY, OR CLASSIFICATION ACCORDING TO KINSHIP The lines of evolution of the molar patterns described ..."

2. Journal of the British Dental Association by British Dental Association (1886)
"odontology at the British Museum. EVERYONE is no doubt aware that the national collection of natural history has been removed from its old home in Great ..."

3. Roentgen diagnosis of diseases of the head by Arthur Schueller (1918)
"odontology The pathologic changes in the jaws and teeth are either a local manifestation of anomalies of the whole skull, and were, on that account, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Odontology

Search for Odontology on Dictionary.com!Search for Odontology on Thesaurus.com!Search for Odontology on Google!Search for Odontology on Wikipedia!

Search