from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the gums.
- adj. Linguistics Alveolar.
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- adj. Relating to the gums.
- adj. (obsolete) Alveolar.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the gums.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the gums; in phonetics, produced upon or against the gums: sometimes used of certain alphabetic sounds
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- adj. of or relating to the gums
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This particular type of cancer is also known as gingival cancer.
Because if it was a severe one, there would have been some kind of damage to the gingival of the mouth or some bruising on the nose.
Some seizure medications can cause gingival hyperplasia. baby teeth seem to come in in odd orders and sometimes quite delayed, but, really, I would get a pediatric dentist to take a look.
I don't take away too much of the gingival tissue, but I get enough so it won't heal back over and the new tooth has a chance to erupt.
The dental lasers currently available are quite useful at soft tissue surgery, that is things like gingival contouring.
- Risk of digestive problems: gingival hypertrophy, nausea, vomiting.
Anesthetise the palatine mucous membrane, 1 cm from the gingival margin.
Allport 1.38 reports the history of a case in which there was recession of the gingival margins and alveolar processes, the consequence of amenorrhea.
Allport reports the history of a case in which there was recession of the gingival margins and alveolar processes, the consequence of amenorrhea.
When used in small quantities and with proper toilet of the mouth, and this is the common practice among the Filipinos, buyo seems to be a very useful preservative of the teeth and a gingival and stomachic tonic.