pyorrhea


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py·or·rhe·a

 (pī′ə-rē′ə)
n.
1. Purulent inflammation of the gums and tooth sockets, often leading to loosening of the teeth.
2. A discharge of pus.

py′or·rhe′al adj.
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py•or•rhe•a

or py•or•rhoe•a

(ˌpaɪ əˈri ə)

n.
1. a discharge of pus.
2. severe periodontitis, characterized by bleeding and suppuration of the gums and often loosening of the teeth.
[1805–15]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pyorrhea - discharge of puspyorrhea - discharge of pus      
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
2.pyorrhea - 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
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Translations

py·or·rhe·a

n. piorrea. 1. periodontitis;
2. flujo de materia purulenta.
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pyorrhea

n piorrea
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References in classic literature ?
I have diagnosed it as pyorrhea which has infected the stomach from the mouth, and have suggested emetine treatment of the mouth as a cure for the stomach disorder.
He did enter Doctor Hadley's office, although no sufferer from pyorrhea or appendicitis awaited him.
Doctor Granville, at the outside, will cure his pyorrhea with emetine for no more than a paltry fifty dollars.
She further emphasized that Oral health is fast emerging as a serious challenge for the dental healthcare providers facing steady surge in the incidence of pyorrhea and series of other gum diseases coupled with early tooth decay due to poor hygienic practices among many of the people.
General oral cavity diseases include, dental caries also known as tooth decay and pyorrhea are expected to boost the Dental services market.
In the course of his investigation, he found pyorrhea alveolaris, stomatitis, gingivitis, erythematosa, pustulosa ulcerosa and gangraenosa.
of pyorrhea, tartar, & gingivitis, spread my gospel of dental
KARACHI -- Oral health is fast emerging as a serious challenge for the dental healthcare providers facing steady surge in the incidence of pyorrhea and series of other gum diseases coupled with early tooth decay due to poor hygienic practices among many of the people.
There is possibly more misinformation about the decay of teeth and the cause and cure of so-called pyorrhea than there is about any one other single subject, except maybe religion.