pyorrhoea

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py·or·rhoe·a

 (pī′ə-rē′ə)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of pyorrhea.

pyorrhoea

(ˌpaɪəˈrɪə) or

pyorrhea

n
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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pyorrhoea - discharge of puspyorrhoea - discharge of pus      
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
2.pyorrhoea - 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
Translations

pyorrhoea

pyorrhea (US) [ˌpaɪəˈrɪə] Npiorrea f