perimolysis

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per·i·mol·y·sis

(per'i-mol'i-sis),
Decalcification of the teeth from exposure to gastric acid in people with chronic vomiting.
[=perimylolysis, fr. peri- + G. mylos, molar + lysis, loosening, dissolving, fr. luō, to loosen]

perimolysis

[-mol′isis]
decalcification of the teeth caused by exposure to gastric acid in patients with chronic vomiting, as may occur in anorexia or bulimia. See erosion.

per·i·mol·y·sis

, perimylolysis (per'i-mol'i-sis, -mī-loli-sis)
Decalcification of the teeth from exposure to gastric acid in people with chronic vomiting.
[fr. peri- + G. mylos, molar + lysis, loosening, dissolving, fr. luō, to loosen]

per·i·mol·y·sis

, perimylolysis (per'i-mol'i-sis, -mī-loli-sis)
Decalcification of teeth from exposure to gastric acid in people with chronic vomiting.
[fr. peri- + G. mylos, molar + lysis, loosening, dissolving, fr. luō, to loosen]
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Perimylolysis is usually clinically observable after the patient has been binge eating and purging for at least 2 years.
The most common effect of anorexia and bulimia is tooth enamel erosion or perimylolysis associated with the chronic regurgitation of gastric contents.
Clients with eating disorders need to understand the effects of perimylolysis on their teeth, palate, and fingers.