TITLE

pyorrhea

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1830
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "pyorrhea" is presented. It refers to a disease of the gums, in which there is a discharge of purulent matter.
ACCESSION #
21243102

 

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