[ per-ee-oh-don-toh-sis ]
/ ˌpɛr i oʊ dɒnˈtoʊ sɪs /
noun Dentistry. (no longer in technical use)
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Medicine definitions for periodontosis
[ pĕr′ē-ō′dŏn-tō′sĭs ]
A degenerative disease of the periodontal ligament and tooth sockets, characterized by looseness and migration of teeth.
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