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pyorrhea

py·or·rhe·a [or] py·or·rhoe·a

pyorrhea [or] pyorrhoea

 
pronunciation:
paI ri
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a disorder marked by inflamed gums, formation of pus, and sometimes loose teeth.
definition 2: any formation and release of pus.
derivations: pyorrheal (pyorrhoeal) (adj.), pyorrheic (pyorrhoeic) (adj.)
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The word pyorrhea contains the following part:
rrhea, rrhoea, rrhag Greek root that means flow, gush, discharge