a small abscess on the , originating in an abscess in the pulp of a tooth.
an abscess on the gums, often at the root of a decayed tooth Also called parulis
gumboil gum·boil (gŭm’boil’)
A small boil or abscess on the gum, often resulting from tooth decay.
[guhm-boh-lim-boh] /ˈgʌm boʊˈlɪm boʊ/ noun, plural gumbo-limbos. 1. a tropical American tree, Bursera simaruba, having reddish bark and yielding a sweet, aromatic resin used in varnishes.
[guhm-boot] /ˈgʌmˌbut/ noun 1. a rubber .
[guhm-boot] /ˈgʌmˌbut/ noun 1. a rubber . /ˈɡʌmˌbuːts/ plural noun 1. another name for Wellington boots (sense 1)
[guhm-buh-til] /ˈgʌm bə tɪl/ noun, Geology. 1. a sticky clay formed by the thorough weathering of glacial drift, the thickness of the clay furnishing means for comparing relative lengths of interglacial ages. /ˈɡʌmbətɪl/ noun 1. a sticky clay formed by the weathering of glacial drift