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Medical Term:

forensic dentistry


  1. the relation and application of dental facts to legal problems, as in using the teeth for identifying the dead;
  2. the law in its bearing on the practice of dentistry.

Synonym(s): dental jurisprudence, forensic odontology, legal dentistry

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