gingivectomy

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noun gin·gi·vec·to·my \ˌjin-jə-ˈvek-tə-mē\

Definition of gingivectomy

plural

gingivectomies

  1. :  surgical removal of a portion of the gingiva

First Known Use of gingivectomy

circa 1927


Medical Dictionary

gingivectomy

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noun gin·gi·vec·to·my \ˌjin-jə-ˈvek-tə-mē\

Medical Definition of gingivectomy

plural

gingivectomies

  1. :  the excision of a portion of the gingiva


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