Definition of Periodontium

1. Noun. 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. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Periodontium

1. Synonym: periodontal ligament. Origin: L. Fr. Peri-+ G. Odous, tooth (05 Mar 2000)

Periodontium Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Periodontium Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Periodontium

periodontal ligament fibres
periodontal membrane
periodontal pocket
periodontal probe
periodontal prosthesis
periodontally
periodontia
periodontic
periodontics
periodontist
periodontist (perio)
periodontists
periodontitis
periodontitis complex
periodontitis simplex
periodontium (current term)
periodontoclasia
periodontology
periodontolysis
periodontopathic
periodontosis
periodoscopes
periods
perioeci
perioecus
periomphalic
perionychia
perionychium
perionyx

Other Resources Relating to: Periodontium

Search for Periodontium on Dictionary.com!Search for Periodontium on Thesaurus.com!Search for Periodontium on Google!Search for Periodontium on Wikipedia!

Search