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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Chronic periodontitis; Discharge of pus.

Usage examples (29)
  • Oliver had trouble with his gums, he had pyorrhea.
  • Their bodies were covered with sores, and they had pyorrhea from beri-beri.
  • He cured the pyorrhea alveolaris, and cured the catarrh, too, at the same time.
  • Doctor Granville, at the outside, will cure his pyorrhea with emetine for no more than a paltry fifty dollars. for more
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