peri·​cor·​o·​ni·​tis -ˌkȯr-ə-ˈnīt-əs, -ˌkär- How to pronounce pericoronitis (audio)
plural pericoronitides -ˈnit-ə-ˌdēz How to pronounce pericoronitis (audio)
: inflammation of the gum about the crown of a partially erupted tooth

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“Pericoronitis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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