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A painful inflamed condition at the site of extraction of a tooth that occurs when a blood clot fails to form properly or is dislodged.
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|Noun||1.||dry socket - inflammation in the socket of a tooth; sometimes occurs after a tooth is extracted and a blood clot fails to form|
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