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Dictionary entry overview: What does dry socket mean?
• DRY SOCKET (noun)
The noun DRY SOCKET has 1 sense:
1. inflammation in the socket of a tooth; sometimes occurs after a tooth is extracted and a blood clot fails to form
Familiarity information: DRY SOCKET used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Inflammation in the socket of a tooth; sometimes occurs after a tooth is extracted and a blood clot fails to form
Nouns denoting stable states of affairs
alveolitis; dry socket
Hypernyms ("dry socket" is a kind of...):
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