stomatology


stomatology
The study of the structure, function, and diseases of the mouth. [stomato- + G. logos, study]

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sto·ma·tol·o·gy .stō-mə-'täl-ə-jē n, pl -gies a branch of medical science dealing with the mouth and its disorders
sto·ma·to·log·i·cal .stō-mət-əl-'äj-i-kəl also sto·ma·to·log·ic -ik adj

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n.
the branch of medicine concerned with diseases of the mouth.

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sto·ma·tol·o·gy (sto″mə-tolґə-je) [stomato- + -logy] the branch of medical science concerning the mouth and its diseases, functions, and structure; called also oralogy. See also dentistry. stomatologic adj

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Stomatology — is that part of medicine that relates to the mouth and its diseases; originally practiced by physicians, it was a standard medical specialty through the early 20th century but in the U.S. it is now the province of dentists. In Europe it requires… …   Wikipedia

  • Stomatology — Sto ma*tol o*gy, n. [Gr. ?, ?, mouth + logy.] (Med.) Scientific study or knowledge of the mouth. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stomatology — [stō΄mə täl′ə jē] n. [ STOMATO + LOGY] the branch of medicine dealing with the mouth and its diseases stomatological [stō΄mətə läj′i kəl] adj …   English World dictionary

  • stomatology — stomatologic /stoh mat l oj ik, stoh meuh tl /, stomatological, adj. stomatologist, n. /stoh meuh tol euh jee, stom euh /, n. the science dealing with the mouth and its diseases. [1890 95; STOMATO + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • stomatology — noun the study of the mouth and its disorders and diseases. See Also: stomatologist …   Wiktionary

  • stomatology — study of the mouth Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • stomatology — n. study of the mouth and its diseases …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stomatology — stoma·tol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • stomatology — n. the branch of medicine concerned with diseases of the mouth …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • stomatology — /stoʊməˈtɒlədʒi/ (say stohmuh toluhjee), /stɒm / (say stom ) noun the branch of medicine or dentistry dealing with the mouth and its diseases …   Australian English dictionary


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