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inflammation of dental pulp.
irreversible pulpitis severe pulpitis with minimal chance of spontaneous recovery, accompanied by an exudate and often pain.
reversible pulpitis pulpitis in which the pulp may recover spontaneously; it is usually asymptomatic until pain is caused by some external stimulus.
endodontitis(en?do-don-ti'tis) [? + odous, tooth, + itis, inflammation]
Inflammation of the dental pulp. Synonym: pulpitis