pyorrheic

adjective
py·​or·​rhe·​ic
variants: or chiefly British pyorrhoeic \ -​ˈrē-​ik How to pronounce pyorrheic (audio) \

Medical Definition of pyorrheic

: of, relating to, or affected with pyorrhea

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“Pyorrheic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pyorrheic. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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