pulpitis

noun
pulp·​i·​tis | \ ˌpəl-ˈpīt-əs How to pronounce pulpitis (audio) \
plural pulpitides\ -​ˈpit-​ə-​ˌdēz How to pronounce pulpitis (audio) \

Medical Definition of pulpitis

: inflammation of the pulp of a tooth

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“Pulpitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pulpitis. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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