periodontitis

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periodontitis

(ˌpɛrɪədɒnˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Dentistry) dentistry the inflammation of periodontal tissue
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per•i•o•don•ti•tis

(ˌpɛr i oʊ dɒnˈtaɪ tɪs)

n.
1. inflammatory disease of the periodontium.
[1870–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.periodontitis - a disease that attacks the gum and bone and around the teeth
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
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Translations
paradentóza

periodontitis

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