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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