Meaning of periodontoclasia in English:

periodontoclasia

Pronunciation /ˌpɛrɪədɒntə(ʊ)ˈkleɪzɪə/ /ˌpɛrɪədɒntə(ʊ)ˈkleɪʒə/

noun

Medicine
  • Destruction or degeneration of periodontal tissue.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Items of Interest. From peri- + odonto- + ancient Greek κλάσις fracture, rupture + -ia.