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periodontitis complex

noun

Definition of PERIODONTITIS COMPLEX

:  a rare form of chronic periodontitis which is characterized by deep and irregular pocketing around the teeth and by resorption of alveolar bone in a vertical direction and which is sometimes regarded as periodontosis complicated by the occurrence of inflammatory lesions
April 02, 2015
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