Definition of periodontosis in English:

periodontosis

noun

Medicine
  • Periodontal disease; specifically loss of alveolar bone without inflammation, leading to displacement or loosening of the teeth.

Origin

1930s. From peri- + odonto- + -osis, after periodontium.

Pronunciation

periodontosis

/ˌpɛrɪədɒnˈtəʊsɪs/