odontic etymology

English word odontic comes from English -ic, English odonto- (Tooth.)

Detailed word origin of odontic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
odonto- English (eng) Tooth.
odontic English (eng) Dental.

Words with the same origin as odontic

Descendants of -ic
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Descendants of odonto-
odontoblast odontoclast odontogenesis odontogenetic odontogenic odontognathous odontograph odontolith odontology odontoma odontopathy odontophobia odontophore odontosection odontotheca