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pulpitis

 [pul-pi´tis]
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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pul·pi·tis

(pŭl-pī'tis),
Inflammation of the pulp of a tooth.
Synonym(s): odontitis
[L. pulpa, pulp, + G. -itis, inflammation]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

pul·pi·tis

(pŭl-pī'tis)
Inflammation of the pulp of a tooth.
[L. pulpa, pulp, + G. -itis, inflammation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Pulpitis

Inflammation of the pulp of a tooth that involves the blood vessels and nerves.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

pul·pi·tis

(pŭl-pī'tis)
Inflammation of tooth pulp.
Synonym(s): odontitis.
[L. pulpa, pulp, + G. -itis, inflammation]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012