Definitions for periodontalˌpɛr i əˈdɒn tl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

per•i•o•don•talˌpɛr i əˈdɒn tl(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to the periodontium or the periodontal membrane.

    Category: Dentistry

  2. of or pertaining to periodontics.

    Category: Dentistry

  3. surrounding or associated with a tooth.

    Category: Dentistry

Origin of periodontal:

1850–55

Princeton's WordNet

  1. periodontic, periodontal(adj)

    of or relating to or involving or practicing periodontics

    "periodontal disease"

Wiktionary

  1. periodontal(Adjective)

    surrounding a tooth

  2. periodontal(Adjective)

    of, or relating to periodontics

  3. Origin: From περί + ὀδούς.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Periodontal(adj)

    surrounding the teeth

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