periodontoclasia

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per·i·o·don·to·cla·si·a

(per'ē-ō-don'tō-klā'zē-ă),
Destruction of periodontal tissues, gingiva, pericementum, alveolar bone, and cementum.
Synonym(s): periodontolysis
[periodontium + klasis, breaking]

periodontoclasia

Etymology: Gk, peri + odous, tooth, klasis, breaking
the loosening of secondary teeth caused by breakdown and absorption of the supporting bone.

per·i·o·don·to·cla·si·a

(per'ē-ō-don'tō-klā'zē-ă)
Destruction of periodontal tissues, gingiva, pericementum, alveolar bone, and cementum.
Destruction of periodontal tissues, gingiva, pericementum, alveolar bone, and cementum.
[periodontium + klasis, breaking]

per·i·o·don·to·cla·si·a

, periodontolysis (per'ē-ō-don'tō-klā'zē-ă, -don-toli-sis)
Destruction of periodontal tissues, gingiva, pericementum, alveolar bone, and cementum.
[periodontium + klasis, breaking]

periodontoclasia

any degenerative or destructive disease of the periodontium.
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