the branch of medicine dealing with the mouth and its diseases
Origin of stomatologystomato- + -logy
The medical study of the mouth and its diseases.
- sto′ma·to·log′i·cal , sto′ma·to·log′ic
- (medicine) The study of the mouth and its disorders and diseases.
Ancient Greek ÏƒÏ„ÏŒÎ¼Î± (stoma, “mouth") + -ology