gingival crevice

noun

Medical Definition of gingival crevice

: a narrow space between the free margin of the gingival epithelium and the adjacent enamel of a tooth

called also gingival trough

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“Gingival crevice.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gingival%20crevice. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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