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Medical Term:

perimolysis

Pronunciation: per'i-mol'i-sis

Definition: Decalcification of the teeth from exposure to gastric acid in people with chronic vomiting.

[=perimylolysis, fr. peri- + G. mylos, molar + lysis, loosening, dissolving, fr. luo, to loosen]

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