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Etymology edit

From zobs (tooth) +‎ ārstniecība (medicine).

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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 nodaļuIn 1920 the department of dentistry of the faculty of medicine of the University of Latvia was founded

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

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