• WordNet 3.6
    • adj periodontal of or relating to or involving or practicing periodontics "periodontal disease"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Periodontal (Anat) Surrounding the teeth.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • periodontal Surrounding a tooth: specifically noting the lining membrane of the socket of a tooth.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. peri-, + Gr. , , tooth


In literature:

He'd just gone through major periodontal surgery, a sign of aging gums.
"Syndrome" by Thomas Hoover

In news:

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A whole new light is emerging as we continue to learn more about periodontitis, one of the most interesting and baffling diseases.
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Periodontal Disease and Other Health Issues.
When you have periodontal disease, this supporting tissue and bone is destroyed, forming " pockets " around the teeth.