periodontitis
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1872 inflammation of the supporting structures of the teeth and especially the periodontal membrane

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  • Periodontitis — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda La periodontitis, denominada comunmente piorrea, es una enfermedad crónica e irreversible que puede cursar con una gingivitis inicial, para luego proseguir con una retracción gingival y pérdida de hueso hasta, en el… …   Wikipedia Español

  • periodontitis — f. odont. Inflamación del tejido que se halla situado alrededor de la raíz dentaria. Medical Dictionary. 2011. periodontitis …   Diccionario médico

  • Periodontītis — (griech.), Entzündung der Zahnwurzelhaut …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • periodontitis — 1844; see PERIODONTAL (Cf. periodontal) + ITIS (Cf. itis) …   Etymology dictionary

  • periodontitis — periodontìtis m DEFINICIJA pat. akutna upala zuba oko korijena, često obuhvaća kost i pokosnicu ETIMOLOGIJA lat. periodontium: (tkivo) oko zuba ≃ peri + odont + itis …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • periodontitis — [per΄ē ōdän tī′tis] n. any inflammation of the periodontal tissue …   English World dictionary

  • Periodontitis — Infobox Disease Name = Periodontal disease Caption = This radiograph shows significant bone loss between the two roots of a tooth. The spongy bone has receded due to infection under tooth, reducing the bony support for the tooth. DiseasesDB =… …   Wikipedia

  • periodontitis — /per ee oh don tuy tis/, n. Dentistry. inflammation of the periodontium caused by bacteria that infect the roots of teeth and the surrounding gum crevices, producing bleeding, pus formation, and gradual loss of bone and the tissues that support… …   Universalium

  • Periodontitis — Gum disease. The word periodontitis literally means inflammation around the tooth. Periodontitis and all periodontal diseases are bacterial infections that destroy the attachment fibers and supporting bone that hold the teeth in the mouth. Left… …   Medical dictionary

  • Periodontitis — La periodontitis es una enfermedad de etiología bacteriana que afecta al periodonto, o tejido de sosten de los dientes, constituido por la encia, el hueso alveolar, el cemento radicular y el ligamento periodontal. La periodoncia es la rama de la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Periodontitis — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 K05.2 Akute Parodontitis K05.3 Chronische Parodontitis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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