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per·i·o·don·tal

 (pĕr′ē-ə-dŏn′tl)
adj.
1. Surrounding or encasing a tooth: a periodontal ligament.
2. Relating to or affecting tissue and structures surrounding and supporting the teeth.

per′i·o·don′tal·ly adv.

periodontal

(ˌpɛrɪəˈdɒntəl)
adj
(Dentistry) of, denoting, or affecting the gums and other tissues surrounding the teeth: periodontal disease.

per•i•o•don•tal

(ˌpɛr i əˈdɒn tl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the periodontium or the periodontal membrane.
2. of or pertaining to periodontics.
3. surrounding or associated with a tooth.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.periodontal - of or relating to or involving or practicing periodontics; "periodontal disease"
Translations
parodontal

periodontal

[perɪˈdɒntl] ADJperiodontal

per·i·o·don·tal

a. periodontal, localizado alrededor de un diente.

periodontal

adj periodontal
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