Medical Dictionary

pericoronitis

noun peri·cor·o·ni·tis \ -ˌkȯr-ə-ˈnīt-əs, -ˌkär- \

medical Definition of pericoronitis

plural pericoronitides play \-ˈnit-ə-ˌdēz\
: inflammation of the gum about the crown of a partially erupted tooth

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