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Riggs' disease

[rigz] /rɪgz/
noun, Dentistry.
1.
pyorrhea (def 2).
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; named after John M. Riggs (1810-85), American dentist
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riggs disease in Medicine

Riggs' disease (rĭgz)
n.
Inflammation of the tissues surrounding and supporting the teeth.

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