periodontosis

noun

peri·​odon·​to·​sis ˌper-ē-ō-ˌdän-ˈtō-səs How to pronounce periodontosis (audio)
plural periodontoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce periodontosis (audio)
: degenerative disease of the periodontium originally thought to lack accompanying inflammation

called also paradentosis, paradontosis

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“Periodontosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/periodontosis. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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