American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The study of the structure, development, and abnormalities of the teeth.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The science of dentition; that branch of anatomical science which relates to the teeth. It includes odontography and odontogeny.
- n. The study of the structure and development of teeth
- n. The branch of dentistry dealing with abnormalities of teeth
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The science which treats of the teeth, their structure and development.
- n. the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
- odonto- + -logy (Wiktionary)
“The bones now confirmed as Kelly's were found buried in a wooden ax box in 2009, and were identified through the application of CT scanning, X-rays, pathology, odontology, anthropology and DNA testing.”
“They begin with a jumbled scene, items that may or may not be essential physical evidence, witness statements, forensic science aspects such as blood spatter, DNA, hair and fiber comparisons, forensic odontology, autopsy findings, ballistics, and all manner of possible evidence that will help to either convict or clear suspects.”
“They were experts at identifying people from fingerprints, DNA, and odontology—dental remains.”
“They were experts at identifying people from fingerprints, DNA, and odontology — dental remains.”
“I reviewed the findings of pathology, toxicology, odontology, and fiber experts.”
“The Uzbek handed over odontology charts, along with a box of broken incisors notated as the bullets had been.”
“Reports - serology, odontology, ballistics, chromatography, autopsy and further on-site examination - are forthcoming, and a search of persons with possible knowledge of victims or the park site has begun.”
“The characteristics of the services: First, equipment and devices of ultrahigh velocity and dental X-rays in centers organized in accordance with the principles of modern stomatology; second, orientation toward preventive or curative odontology.”
“Infant odontology was optional; it is now required.”
“Curative: First, application of the principle of systematic care for students and workers; second, expansion of our services in all fields of stomatology -- conservation odontology, orthodontia, prosthesis, periodontics, dental surgery, and facial maxilla (Castro repeats "facial maxilla" several times to himself, questioningly, and provokes laughter -- ed.); improvement and perfection of stomatologists and aide personnel.”
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relating to a tooth or teeth; having teeth of a particular type
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