Pronunciation: (pros"thu-don'tiks), [key]
—n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of dentistry that deals with the restoration and maintenance of oral function by the replacement of missing teeth and other oral structures by artificial devices. Also,pros•tho•don•tiaPronunciation: (pros"thu-don'shu, -shē-u). [key]
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