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endodontics

en·do·don·tics

endodontics

pronunciation:
en d dan tihks
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part of speech: noun
definition: (used with a sing. verb) the branch of dentistry that diagnoses and treats diseases of the dental pulp; root canal therapy.
Word Parts
The word endodontics contains the following parts:
dont, odont, odonto, -odon Greek root that means tooth, teeth
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology