perirhizoclasia

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perirhizoclasia per·i·rhi·zo·cla·sia (pěr'ə-rī'zə-klā'zhə, -zē-ə)
n.
Inflammatory destruction of tissues directly surrounding the root of a tooth including the cementum and the adjacent layers of alveolar bone.

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