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[guhm-boil] /ˈgʌmˌbɔɪl/

noun, Pathology.
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.


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