gingivo- or gingiv-
Gingiva: gingivoplasty.


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    gingivoglossitis gin·gi·vo·glos·si·tis (jĭn’jə-vō-glô-sī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the tongue and the gums.

  • Gingivolinguoaxial

    gingivolinguoaxial gin·gi·vo·lin·guo·ax·i·al (jĭn’jə-vō-lĭng’gwō-āk’sē-əl) adj. Of or relating to the angle formed by the gingival, lingual, and axial walls of a cavity.

  • Gingivo-osseous

    gingivo-osseous gin·gi·vo-os·se·ous (jĭn’jə-vō-ŏs’ē-əs) adj. Of or relating to the gum tissue and its underlying bone.

  • Gingivoplasty

    gingivoplasty gin·gi·vo·plas·ty (jĭn’jə-vō-plās’tē) n. The surgical reshaping and recontouring of the gum tissue for cosmetic, physiological, or functional purposes.

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