Destruction of periodontal tissues, gingiva, pericementum, alveolar bone, and cementum. SYN: periodontolysis. [periodontium + klasis, breaking]

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peri·odon·to·cla·sia -ō-.dänt-ə-'klā-zh(ē-)ə n any periodontal disease characterized by destruction of the periodontium

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • periodontoclasia — Pérdida de los dientes permanentes. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • periodontoclasia — peri·odon·to·cla·sia …   English syllables

  • periodontoclasia — ōˌdäntəˈklāzh(ē)ə noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from periodontium + o + clasia : inflammatory and degenerative disease of the periodontal tissues characterized by resorption of alveolar bone with consequent loosening of the teeth and often with …   Useful english dictionary

  • periodontolysis — SYN: periodontoclasia. [periodontium + G. lysis, dissolution] …   Medical dictionary

  • περιοδοντοκλασία — η, Ν φατνιακή πυόρροια. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. periodontoclasia (< περιοδόντιο* + κλασία < κλώ «σπάω»)] …   Dictionary of Greek

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