apparatus

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apparatus

1. a collection of instruments, machines, tools, parts, or other equipment used for a particular purpose
2. a machine having a specific function
3. Anatomy any group of organs having a specific function

apparatus

[‚ap·ə′rad·əs]
(science and technology)
A compound instrument designed to carry out a specific function.
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4) Severe Periodontitis is defined as greater than 50% of the total attachment apparatus of a tooth has been lost.
Intra canal calcium hydroxide dressing given to provide a basic pH so that all viable bacteria become inactive and body immune mechanism can produce healing of the apical periodontal attachment apparatus.
Adult periodontitis is recognized as a chronic, progressive disease resulting in destruction of the periodontal attachment apparatus.