dentoalveolar abscess

n.

An abscess confined to the dentoalveolar process enclosing a tooth root.

Nearby words

  1. dentist,
  2. dentistry,
  3. dentition,
  4. dento-,
  5. dentoalveolar,
  6. dentoid,
  7. denton,
  8. dentosurgical,
  9. dentulous,
  10. denture


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