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


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    gingivostomatitis gin·gi·vo·sto·ma·ti·tis (jĭn’jə-vō-stō’mə-tī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the gums and the mucous membrane of the oral cavity.

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    ginglymoarthrodial gin·gly·mo·ar·thro·di·al (jĭng’glə-mō-är-thrō’dē-əl, gĭng’-) adj. Relating to or resembling a hinge joint and a sliding joint.

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