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n. Chiefly British
Variant of pyorrhea.
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1. (Pathology) inflammation of the gums characterized by the discharge of pus and loosening of the teeth; periodontal disease
2. (Dentistry) inflammation of the gums characterized by the discharge of pus and loosening of the teeth; periodontal disease
ˌpyorˈrhoeal, ˌpyorˈrhoeic, ˌpyorˈrheal, ˌpyorˈrheic adj
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|Noun||1.||pyorrhoea - discharge of pus |
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
|2.||pyorrhoea - chronic periodontitis; purulent inflammation of the teeth sockets|
pericementoclasia - pus pocket formation around a tooth
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pyorrhoeapyorrhea (US) [ˌpaɪəˈrɪə] N → piorrea f
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