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gingiva

noun gin·gi·va \ˈjin-jə-və, jin-ˈjī-\
plural gin·gi·vae\-ˌvē\

Definition of GINGIVA

:  1gum
gin·gi·val \ˈjin-jə-vəl\ adjective

Origin of GINGIVA

Latin
First Known Use: circa 1889

Rhymes with GINGIVA

gingiva

noun gin·gi·va \ˈjin-jə-və, jin-ˈjī-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural gin·gi·vae \-ˌvē\

Medical Definition of GINGIVA

:  gum[1]
gin·gi·val \ˈjin-jə-vəl\ adjective

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