periodontitis


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periodontitis

(ˌpɛrɪədɒnˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Dentistry) dentistry the inflammation of periodontal tissue

per•i•o•don•ti•tis

(ˌpɛr i oʊ dɒnˈtaɪ tɪs)

n.
1. inflammatory disease of the periodontium.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.periodontitis - a disease that attacks the gum and bone and around the teeth
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
pyorrhea alveolaris, Riggs' disease, pyorrhea, pyorrhoea - chronic periodontitis; purulent inflammation of the teeth sockets
alveolar resorption - wasting of the bony socket
gingivitis - inflammation of the gums
ulatrophia - recession of the gums
Translations
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