Gingivitis



[jin-juh-vahy-tis] /ˌdʒɪn dʒəˈvaɪ tɪs/

noun, Pathology.
1.
inflammation of the gums.
/ˌdʒɪndʒɪˈvaɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the gums
n.

1874, from Latin gingiva “gums” + -itis.

gingivitis gin·gi·vi·tis (jĭn’jə-vī’tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the gums, characterized by redness and swelling.
gingivitis
(jĭn’jə-vī’tĭs)
Inflammation of the gums, characterized by redness and swelling.

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