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gingivitis

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noun gin·gi·vi·tis \ˌjin-jə-ˈvī-təs\

Simple Definition of gingivitis

  • medical : a disease in which the gums become red, swollen, and sore

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of gingivitis

  1. :  inflammation of the gums

1874

First Known Use of gingivitis

1874


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gingivitis

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noun gin·gi·vi·tis \ˌjin-jə-ˈvīt-əs\

Medical Definition of gingivitis

  1. :  inflammation of the gums that is often accompanied by tenderness and bleeding




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