Periodontal meaning

pĕrē-ə-dŏntl
Surrounding or encasing a tooth.

A periodontal ligament.

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Relating to or affecting tissue and structures surrounding and supporting the teeth.
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Situated or occurring around a tooth.
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Affecting the gums, connective tissues, etc. surrounding the teeth.
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Surrounding or encasing a tooth.

A periodontal ligament.

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Relating to or affecting tissue and structures surrounding and supporting the teeth.
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Of, or relating to periodontics.
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Origin of periodontal

  • From Ancient Greek περί (peri, “around") + ὀδούς (odous, “a tooth").

    From Wiktionary