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EtymologyEdit

From pyo- (pus) +‎ -rrhea (flow).

NounEdit

pyorrhea (countable and uncountable, plural pyorrheas)

  1. An inflammation of the gums in which the teeth become loose; chronic periodontitis.
  2. A discharge of pus.

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