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Discussion :: Biology - Section 1 (Q.No.24)

24. 

Pyorrhoea is a disease of the

[A]. nose
[B]. gums
[C]. heart
[D]. lungs

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Pyorrhoea, or periodontal disease, to give it a proper medical term, is a disease of the gums, it is one of the most widely prevalent diseases. It affects the membrane surrounding the roots of the teeth and leads to loosening of the teeth, pus formation, and shrinkage of the gum. This disease is the primary cause for tooth loss among adults.

Nikhil said: (Aug 15, 2011)  
What are gums?

Sripoornima said: (Jun 20, 2013)  
The surrounding area or the pinkish layer around the teeth is knows as gums.

Shreejesh said: (May 11, 2014)  
What are the good sources or rich foods should we eat for not to get this gums problem or in your term pyorrhoea?

Nirmal Chettri said: (Apr 22, 2015)  
Please mention what are the good food that suit for gum problem?

Shelani said: (May 9, 2015)  
What is the disease condition, Pyorrhoea?

Mohd Adnan said: (Aug 25, 2015)  
Its a disease that occur around teeth.

Mohd Yasir said: (Aug 5, 2016)  
What is the meaning of gums?

Deepika said: (Oct 1, 2016)  
Where the gums are present?

Amartya Srivastava said: (Oct 18, 2018)  
Gums are the pinkish surrounding layers around the teeth. It is present in our mouths.

Arbind said: (Jul 22, 2020)  
How to prevent this? What are the symptoms?

Adeyemi A S said: (Aug 17, 2020)  
What are the good sources or rich food should we eat for not to get this gums problems or pyorrhoea?

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