odontology definition

  • noun:
    • the research regarding the construction, development, and abnormalities of the teeth.
    • the analysis of this construction and development of teeth
    • The branch of dentistry coping with abnormalities of teeth
    • The technology which treats for the teeth, their particular construction and development.
    • The technology of dentition; that branch of anatomical technology which pertains to the teeth. It includes odontography and odontogeny.
    • the part of medicine coping with the physiology and development and diseases associated with the teeth

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