pericoronitis

noun

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pericoronitis. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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