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periodontosis

noun peri·odon·to·sis \ ˌper-ē-ō-ˌdän-ˈtō-səs \

medical Definition of periodontosis

plural periodontoses play \-ˌsēz\
:degenerative disease of the periodontium originally thought to lack accompanying inflammation called also paradentosis, paradontosis

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