paradontosis


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paradontosis

An obsolete, nonspecific term for any disease of periodontal tissues.
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par·a·don·to·sis

(pară-don-tōsis)
Older usage for degenerative disease of the peridontium but without clinical evidence of inflammation; today term has in some sense been replaced by periodontosis (q.v.).
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