pericoronitis

noun
peri·cor·o·ni·tis | \ -ˌkȯr-ə-ˈnīt-əs, -ˌkär- \
plural pericoronitides\-ˈnit-ə-ˌdēz \

Medical Definition of pericoronitis 

: inflammation of the gum about the crown of a partially erupted tooth

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