stomatoloģija

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EtymologyEdit

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

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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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