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periodontal

per·i·o·don·tal

periodontal

pronunciation:
pe ri dan tl
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of or relating to the tissue, bones, and gums that surround and support the teeth.
periodontal surgery
derivation: periodontally (adv.)
Word Parts
The word periodontal contains the following parts:
dont, odont, odonto, -odon Greek root that means tooth, teeth