Pertaining to the tongue
Pertaining to the nose
Pertaining to the ear
derived from the name of a person, often (but not always) a physician or scientist who was first to identify a certain condition or to devise a medical procedure
named after the American physician H.J. Heimlich, a procedure used to dislodge food from the airway of a person who is choking.
a procedure named after Julius Caesar, who was believed to have been born this way—that is, through an incision into the abdomen and uterus to deliver the infant
When the initials used for abbreviations create a word that can be pronounced, the word formed in this way is called an
the main part, or foundation, of the word; it contains the word's essential meaning.
abnormal contact between the teeth of the upper and lower jaws, and other dental irregularities.
the branch of dentistry that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the dental pulp and tooth root
specially trained to provide dental care such as root canal therapy, a procedure to save a tooth by removing the contents of its root canal and filling it with a protective substance
specializes in providing dental care to older persons
known as gerodontology, is the study of the dentition and dental needs of the elderly
provide services that include preventive care, cleaning teeth, radiography, and dental education to patients and to the community
perform tasks such as chairside aid, clerical work, some radiography, and dental laboratory work
Dental laboratory technicians
dental appliances according to a dentist's prescription.
the measurement of vision
prepare written records of patient data from physicians' reports
the practice of preparing and dispensing drugs. In our discussion of the early history of medicine
Drugs containing radioactive atoms
When drugs exert their effects at the circumscribed site of administration,
When drugs act on a number of receptors throughout the body in this way