[per-ee-anth] /ˈpɛr iˌænθ/
the envelope of a flower, whether calyx or corolla or both.
the outer part of a flower, consisting of the calyx and corolla
“envelope of a flower,” 1706, from French périanthe, from Modern Latin perianthium (17c.), literally “that which is round the flower,” from peri- (see peri-) + Greek anthos “flower” (see anther).
The sepals and petals of a flower considered together.
periaortitis per·i·a·or·ti·tis (pěr’ē-ā’ôr-tī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the adventitia of the aorta and of the tissues surrounding it.
[per-ee-ey-pi-kuh l, -ap-i-] /ˌpɛr iˈeɪ pɪ kəl, -ˈæp ɪ-/ adjective 1. encompassing or surrounding the tip of the root of a tooth. periapical per·i·ap·i·cal (pěr’ē-ā’pĭ-kəl, -āp’ĭ-) adj.
- Periapical cemental dysplasia
periapical cemental dysplasia periapical ce·men·tal dysplasia (sĭ-měn’tl) n. A benign, painless condition of the jaws that occurs almost exclusively in middle-aged black females and is characterized by multiple lesions that usually involve vital mandibular anterior teeth, surround the root apices, and become opaque as they mature.
- Periapical curettage
periapical curettage n.