pericoronal

adjective
peri·​co·​ro·​nal | \ ˌper-ə-ˈkȯr-ən-ᵊl, -ˈkär-; -kə-ˈrōn-ᵊl How to pronounce pericoronal (audio) \

Medical Definition of pericoronal

: occurring about or surrounding the crown of a tooth pericoronal infection

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“Pericoronal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pericoronal. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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