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stomatoloģija

LatvianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

A new coinage, ultimately from Ancient Greek στόμα (stóma, mouth) and -λογία (-logía, study).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

stomatoloģija f (4th declension)

  1. stomatology, dentistry (branch of medicine that studies the mouth and the oral cavity, their diseases, treatments, and prevention; also dentistry)
    ar mūsu gadsimta sākumu stomatoloģija diferencējās trīs lielajos pamatvirzienos: terapeitiskajā, ortopēdiskajā un ķirurģiskajā stomatoloģijā — at the beginning of our century, stomatology (dentistry) differentiated itself into three major directions: therapeutic, orthopedic and surgical stomatology (dentistry)

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Usage notesEdit

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

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