Medical Dictionary


noun peri·odon·tium \ˌper-ē-ō-ˈdän-ch(ē-)əm\
plural peri·odon·tia \-ch(ē-)ə\

Medical Definition of PERIODONTIUM

:  the supporting structures of the teeth including the cementum, the periodontal ligament, the bone of the alveolar process, and the gums


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