Definition of Pyorrhoea

1. Noun. Discharge of pus.

Exact synonyms: Pyorrhea
Generic synonyms: Pathology



2. Noun. Chronic periodontitis; purulent inflammation of the teeth sockets.
Exact synonyms: Pyorrhea, Pyorrhea Alveolaris, Riggs' Disease
Generic synonyms: Periodontal Disease, Periodontitis
Specialized synonyms: Pericementoclasia

Definition of Pyorrhoea

1. Noun. Flowing or (discharge) of (pus); (periodontitis) ¹

2. Noun. (alternative spelling of pyorrhea) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pyorrhoea

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyorrhoea

pyodermas
pyodermata
pyodermic
pyogenic
pyoid
pyometra
pyoner
pyoners
pyonings
pyopneumothorax
pyorrhea
pyorrhea alveolaris
pyorrheal
pyorrheas
pyorrheic
pyorrhoea (current term)
pyorrhoeas
pyorrhoeic
pyoses
pyosis
pyot
pyots
pyoverdin
pyoverdine
pyoverdines
pyoverdins
pyow
pyows
pyoxanthose
pyr-

Literary usage of Pyorrhoea

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1. Journal of the British Dental Association by British Dental Association (1902)
"Alveolar pyorrhoea—its Pathological Anatomy and its Radical Treatment. BY NN ZNAMENSKY, Dc.PR., MD PROFESSOR OF MOSCOW UNIVERSITY. ..."

2. The Practical Dentist (1890)
"From the irritating influence of this exudation are formed the first symptoms of pyorrhoea. Soon after the parting of the gum from the tooth, ..."

3. American Journal of Dental Science by American Society of Dental Surgeons (1896)
"In presenting this subject of pyorrhoea Alveolaris, I wish to say at the outset that I am making no claim to original research, I have not gone into the ..."

4. Mycology of the Mouth: A Text-book of Oral Bacteria by Kenneth Weldon Goadby (1903)
"... bacteria cannot fail to have been struck with the difficulty of recovering in pure culture the organisms seen to be present in the pus of pyorrhoea. ..."

5. Differential diagnosis and treatment of disease by Augustus Caillé (1905)
"... Alveolar Abscess, and Alveolar pyorrhoea In toothache from pulpitis decomposed food acts as an irritant on the exposed pulp and nerve. ..."

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