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periodontal

adjective peri·odon·tal \ˌper-ē-ō-ˈdän-təl\

Definition of PERIODONTAL

1
:  investing or surrounding a tooth
2
:  of or affecting periodontal tissues or regions <periodontal diseases>
peri·odon·tal·ly \-təl-ē\ adverb

First Known Use of PERIODONTAL

1854

periodontal

adjective peri·odon·tal \ˌper-ē-ō-ˈdänt-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PERIODONTAL

1
:  investing or surrounding a tooth
2
:  of or affecting the periodontium <periodontal infection>
peri·odon·tal·ly \-əl-ē\ adverb

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