gomphiasis

[ gom-fahy-uh-sis ]
/ gɒmˈfaɪ ə sɪs /

noun Dentistry.

looseness of the teeth.

Nearby words

  1. gomme syrup,
  2. gommie,
  3. gomorrah,
  4. gompers,
  5. gompers, samuel,
  6. gomphosis,
  7. gomulka,
  8. gomuti,
  9. gon-,
  10. gonad

Origin of gomphiasis

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

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