paradentium

noun
para·​den·​tium | \ -ˈdent-ē-əm How to pronounce paradentium (audio) , -ˈden-ch(ē-)əm How to pronounce paradentium (audio) \
plural paradentia\ -​ē-​ə, -​ch(ē-​)ə How to pronounce paradentia (audio) \

Medical Definition of paradentium

: the paradental tissues including the gums, the alveolar process, and the periodontal ligament

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“Paradentium.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/paradentium. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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