periodontium

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Etymology[edit]

peri- +‎ odonto- +‎ -ium

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periodontium (uncountable)

  1. The specialized tissues that both surround and support the teeth, maintaining them in the maxillary and mandibular bones; the tissues including alveolar bone, cementum, gums and periodontal ligament.

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