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Re: definitions, please.



chris brochu wrote:

> >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.

    Yeah, that's it...what he said....(grin).


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