pyorrhea

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Etymology[edit]

pyo- (pus) + -rrhea (flow).

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pyorrhea (countable and uncountable, plural pyorrheas)

  1. An inflammation of the gums in which the teeth become loose; chronic periodontitis
  2. A discharge of pus

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