of or relating to or involving or practicing periodontics

periodontal disease

Syn: ↑periodontic
Pertains to noun: ↑periodontics, ↑periodontics (for: ↑periodontic)
Derivationally related forms: ↑periodontics, ↑periodontia, ↑periodontics (for: ↑periodontic)

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periodontal etc.:
see peri- a, b, c.

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