periapical periodontal cyst


A cyst about the root of a dead tooth, usually caused by dental caries or disease of the pulp.radicular cyst

Nearby words

  1. periaortitis,
  2. periapical,
  3. periapical cemental dysplasia,
  4. periapical curettage,
  5. periapical granuloma,
  6. periapical radiograph,
  7. periappendiceal abscess,
  8. periappendicitis,
  9. periapsis,
  10. periapt

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