gomphiasis

[ gom-fahy-uh-sis ]
/ gɒmˈfaɪ ə sɪs /

noun Dentistry.

looseness of the teeth.

Origin of gomphiasis

1700–10; < Greek gomphí(os) molar tooth + -asis
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