zobārstniecība

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Latvian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From zobs (tooth) +‎ ārstniecība (medicine).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

zobārstniecība f (4th declension)

  1. dentistry (branch of medicine that focuses on dental disease treatment and prevention; also stomatology)
    zobārstniecības kabinetsdental (lit. dentistry) clinic
    zobārstniecības urbisdental (lit. dentistry) drill
    1920. gadā nodibināja Latvijas Universitātes medicīnas fakultātes zobārstniecības nodaļu — In 1920 the department of dentistry of the faculty of medicine of the University of Latvia was founded

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Usage notes[edit]

In Latvian, stomatoloģija (stomatology) and zobārstniecība (dentistry) are often seen as synonyms.

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