Definition of Pyorrhea alveolaris

1. Noun. Chronic periodontitis; purulent inflammation of the teeth sockets.

Exact synonyms: Pyorrhea, Pyorrhoea, Riggs' Disease
Generic synonyms: Periodontal Disease, Periodontitis
Specialized synonyms: Pericementoclasia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyorrhea Alveolaris

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pyocyanase
pyocyanin
pyoderma
pyodermas
pyodermata
pyodermic
pyogenic
pyoid
pyometra
pyoner
pyoners
pyonings
pyopneumothorax
pyorrhea
pyorrhea alveolaris (current term)
pyorrheal
pyorrheas
pyorrheic
pyorrhoea
pyorrhoeas
pyorrhoeic
pyoses
pyosis
pyot
pyots
pyoverdin
pyoverdine
pyoverdines
pyoverdins

Literary usage of Pyorrhea alveolaris

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1. Handbook of Therapy by Oliver Thomas Osborne, Morris Fishbein (1920)
"pyorrhea alveolaris GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS The occurrence of pyorrhea ... By pyorrhea alveolaris is meant a condition in which pus to a greater or less ..."

2. Handbook of Therapy by Oliver Thomas Osborne, Morris Fishbein (1918)
"pyorrhea alveolaris GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS The occurrence of pyorrhea alveolaris varies among different classes of people. At present the care of the teeth ..."

3. Modern Dental Materia Medica, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Including the by John Peter Buckley (1910)
"pyorrhea alveolaris. GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS. Because of the customary use of the term, and for want of a better one, this much-named disease has been called ..."

4. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by James Meschter Anders, John Herr Musser (1917)
"The notched and irregular teeth of hereditary syphilis in children (Hutchinson) are sufficiently distinctive. pyorrhea alveolaris (Riggs' Disease, ..."

5. Oral Sepsis in Its Relationship to Systemic Disease by William Waddell Duke (1918)
"The successful treatment of pyorrhea depends upon the removal of each abnormal condition which takes part in its etiology. Causes of pyorrhea alveolaris 1. ..."

6. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1915)
"The treatment of pyorrhea alveolaris and its secondary systemic ... Use of mercuric succin- imide in treatment of 56 cases of pyorrhea alveolaris gave ioof ..."

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