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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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References in periodicals archive ?
Associations of serum concentrations of IgG, IgA, IgM and interleukin-1 beta with early-onset periodontitis classification and race.
Evidence for Autosomal Dominant Inheritance and Race-Specific Heterogeneity in Early-Onset Periodontitis. J Periodontol.
Loe, "Clinical features of early-onset periodontitis," Journal of the American Dental Association, vol.
Prepubertal and juvenile forms were added as subcategories under early-onset periodontitis along with the new subcategory of rapidly progressive periodontitis.
Gingival inflammation and subgingival calculus as determinants of disease progression in early-onset periodontitis. J Clin Periodontol 1998; 25:231-7.