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Meanings of Periodontally:

adverb

With regard to periodontal tissue.

Meanings of Periodontia:

noun

Periodontics.

Meanings of Periodontic:

adjective

Periodontal.

Periodontics

ˌper.i.əʊˈdɒn.tɪks

Meanings of Periodontics:

plural noun

The branch of dentistry concerned with the structures surrounding and supporting the teeth.

Usage examples:

This subject embraces theoretical and practical training in all clinical disciplines, orthodontics,…
noun

The area of dentistry (= the work of a dentist) concerned with the gums (= the pink flesh in the mouth into which the teeth are fixed) and other tissues around the teeth

Meanings of Periodontist:

noun

A dentist who specializes in the treatment of the gums (= the pink flesh in the mouth in which the teeth are fixed) and other tissues around the teeth

Periodontitis

ˌper.i.əʊ.dɒnˈtaɪ.tɪs

Meanings of Periodontitis:

noun

Inflammation of the tissue around the teeth, often causing shrinkage of the gums and loosening of the teeth.

Usage examples:

The second form of periodontal disease is chronic periodontitis and this is where the inflammation …

Meanings of Periodontium:

noun

Originally: †the periodontal ligament, which invests the root of a tooth (obsolete). in later use: all the tissues surrounding and supporting a tooth, including the alveolar process, the cementum, and the gingiva, as well as the periodontal ligament.

Meanings of Periodontoclasia:

noun

Destruction or degeneration of periodontal tissue.

Meanings of Periodontology:

noun

Another term for periodontics.

Meanings of Periodontosis:

noun

Periodontal disease; specifically loss of alveolar bone without inflammation, leading to displacement or loosening of the teeth.

Meanings of Periodontum:

noun

Originally: †the periodontal ligament, which invests the root of a tooth (obsolete). in later use: all the tissues surrounding and supporting a tooth, including the alveolar process, the cementum, and the gingiva, as well as the periodontal ligament.

Periods

ˈpɪə.ri.əd

Meanings of Periods:

noun

A length or portion of time.

Usage examples:

He had long periods of depression
adjective

Belonging to or characteristic of a past historical time, especially in style or design.

Usage examples:

An attractive and beautifully modernized period house

Meanings of Perioecic:

adjective

Outlying, peripheral; specifically of or relating to a perioecus.

Meanings of Perioecid:

adjective

= perioecic .

Meanings of Perioecus:

noun

A member of a community in the area surrounding a city, usually having the status of a half-citizen, subject, or slave. chiefly in plural.

Meanings of Perioesophageal:

adjective

Situated or occurring around the oesophagus.

Meanings of Perionychia:

noun

= paronychia .

Meanings of Perioophoritis:

noun

Inflammation of the peritoneal coat of the ovary.

Meanings of Periophthalmic:

adjective

Situated or occurring around the eye.

Meanings of Periople:

noun

The smooth, shiny outer layer of an animal's, especially a horse's, hoof.

Meanings of Perioptic:

adjective

= periorbital .

Meanings of Perioral:

adjective

Situated or occurring around the mouth.

Meanings of Periorchitis:

noun

Inflammation of the tunica albuginea of the testis.

Meanings of Periost:

noun

Periosteum. formerly also: †= periostracum ; compare "periosteum" (obsolete).

Periostea

ˌpɛrɪˈɒstɪəm

Meanings of Periostea:

noun

A dense layer of vascular connective tissue enveloping the bones except at the surfaces of the joints.

Usage examples:

Holes and channels run through it, carrying blood vessels and nerves from the periosteum, the bone'…

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