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PMA index

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noun \ˈpē-ˈem-ˈā-\

Medical Definition of PMA index

  1. :  a measure of the incidence and severity of gingivitis in a given population based on examination and rating of the degree of involvement of the interdental papilla and the marginal and attached portions of the gingiva in each individual




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