orthodontics

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Etymology[edit]

From orth- +‎ -odont +‎ -ics.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: ōrthôdôntīks
  • Hyphenation: or‧tho‧don‧tics

Noun[edit]

orthodontics (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) A specialty of dentistry concerned with correcting misalignment of teeth.

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