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Re: definitions, please.



>Oscar Quill wrote:
>
>> Well, edentulous means toothless, so I would assume
>> that
>> edentulitis is toothlessness.
>>
>
>    Hmmm...in clinical anatomical terms, wouldn't edentulitis refer to a
>swelling in the dentigerous cranial elements...?


That would be dentulitis, though - wouldn't it?  Edentulitis should be a
swelling in the non-dentigerous cranial elements.  So if your petrosal is
swollen, you have edentulitis.  Or something like that.



chris