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Related to pyorrhea: pyorrhea alveolaris
1. Purulent inflammation of the gums and tooth sockets, often leading to loosening of the teeth.
2. A discharge of pus.
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or py•or•rhoe•a(ˌpaɪ əˈri ə)
1. a discharge of pus.
2. severe periodontitis, characterized by bleeding and suppuration of the gums and often loosening of the teeth.
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|Noun||1.||pyorrhea - discharge of pus |
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
|2.||pyorrhea - chronic periodontitis; purulent inflammation of the teeth sockets|
pericementoclasia - pus pocket formation around a tooth
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n. piorrea. 1. periodontitis;
2. flujo de materia purulenta.
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