gingivectomy

noun
gin·​gi·​vec·​to·​my | \ˌjin-jə-ˈvek-tə-mē \
plural gingivectomies

Definition of gingivectomy 

: surgical removal of a portion of the gingiva

First Known Use of gingivectomy

circa 1927, in the meaning defined above

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gingivectomy

noun
gin·​gi·​vec·​to·​my | \ˌjin-jə-ˈvek-tə-mē \
plural gingivectomies

Medical Definition of gingivectomy 

: the excision of a portion of the gingiva

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