What does periodontal mean?

Definitions for periodontalˌpɛr i əˈdɒn tl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word periodontal.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. periodontic, periodontal(adj)

    of or relating to or involving or practicing periodontics

    "periodontal disease"


  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

  2. Origin: [Pref. peri- + Gr. 'odoy`s, 'odo`ntos, tooth.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of periodontal in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of periodontal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jo Freudenheim:

    It could be that periodontal disease means there’s kind of a general inflammation in the body, inflammation is related to a number of cancers and stroke and heart disease, so it could be that chronic inflammation is causing both.

  2. Gerard Linden:

    Another possible mechanism could be that bacteria from the periodontal lesions could enter the blood stream and lead to changes in the tissues which are distant from the mouth, there are changes in sex hormone levels related to the menopause that may affect the response of breast tissues to a stimulus such as exposure to bacteria.

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