Definition of odontology in English:

odontology

noun

  • The scientific study of the structure and diseases of teeth.

    • ‘The call went out for dentists trained in forensic odontology to assist.’
    • ‘Although forensic odontology could seem a macabre means of identification, for the families of victims it may be the only means of obtaining peace of mind.’
    • ‘He was charged with the murder based essentially on forensic odontology evidence and placed on trial for murder.’

Pronunciation:

odontology

/ˌōdänˈtäləjē/