pyorrhoea


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py·or·rhoe·a

 (pī′ə-rē′ə)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of pyorrhea.

pyorrhoea

(ˌpaɪəˈrɪə) or

pyorrhea

n
1. (Pathology) inflammation of the gums characterized by the discharge of pus and loosening of the teeth; periodontal disease
2. (Dentistry) inflammation of the gums characterized by the discharge of pus and loosening of the teeth; periodontal disease
ˌpyorˈrhoeal, ˌpyorˈrhoeic, ˌpyorˈrheal, ˌpyorˈrheic adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pyorrhoea - discharge of puspyorrhoea - discharge of pus      
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
2.pyorrhoea - chronic periodontitis; purulent inflammation of the teeth sockets
periodontal disease, periodontitis - a disease that attacks the gum and bone and around the teeth
pericementoclasia - pus pocket formation around a tooth
Translations

pyorrhoea

pyorrhea (US) [ˌpaɪəˈrɪə] Npiorrea f
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About the pyorrhoea, he informed that dental caries and gum diseases are common in our society and the two most common dental diseases, which have prevailed in our society, are the decay of teeth and pyorrhoea.
According to a report aired on a private news channel, a regular intake of orange juice prevents the gums from pyorrhoea and tooth decay.