pericemental abscess


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lat·er·al al·ve·o·lar ab·scess

an alveolar abscess located along the lateral root surface of a tooth.

pericemental abscess

An alveolar abscess not involving the apex of a tooth.
See also: abscess

lat·er·al al·ve·o·lar ab·scess

(latĕr-ăl al-vēŏ-lăr abses)
Lesion located along lateral root surface of a tooth.
Synonym(s): pericemental abscess.