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Gingiva Definition

The soft tissue surrounding the neck of individual teeth as well as covering the alveolar bone. The tissue is fibrous and continuous with the periodontal ligament and mucosal covering.

Gingiva Synonyms

Gingiva, GINGIVA, Gum

Terms in Gingiva category

Lower Gingiva
Upper Gingiva

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