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Medical Term:

periodontoclasia

Pronunciation: per'e-o-don'to-kla'ze-a

Definition: Destruction of periodontal tissues, gingiva, pericementum, alveolar bone, and cementum.

Synonym(s): periodontolysis

[periodontium + klasis, breaking]

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