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gingiva

play
noun gin·gi·va \ˈjin-jə-və, jin-ˈjī-\

Definition of gingiva

plural

gingivae

play \-ˌvē\
  1. :  1gum

gingival

play \ˈjin-jə-vəl\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of gingiva

Latin


First Known Use: circa 1889


Medical Dictionary

gingiva

play play
noun gin·gi·va \ˈjin-jə-və, jin-ˈjī-\

Medical Definition of gingiva

plural

gingivae

\-ˌvē\play
  1. :  gum[1]

gingival

\ˈjin-jə-vəl\play adjective



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