(pathol) a swelling of the gum, usually as a result of fibrous hyperplasia
(vet science) a benign tumour attached to the jaw of an animal, esp a dog

epulis e·pu·lis (ĭ-pyōō’lĭs)
Inflammatory cellular proliferation or a tumorlike growth of the gum that may be present at birth.
ep’u·loid’ (ěp’yə-loid’) adj.


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