from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The branch of dentistry that deals with diseases of the tooth root, dental pulp, and surrounding tissue.

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  • n. The branch of dentistry dealing with the dental pulp and root

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the dental pulp.
  • n. the treatment of diseases of the dental pulp, especially by completely removing the pulp and nerve inside a tooth and its root, and replacing it with a filling material; root canal therapy; pulp canal therapy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the dental pulp


endo- + (ortho)dontics.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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