Definition of Epulis

1. n. A hard tumor developed from the gums.



Definition of Epulis

1. a tumor of the gums [n EPULISES or EPULIDES]

Medical Definition of Epulis

1. A tumour on the gingivae. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epulis

epsilons
epsin
epsom salt
epsomite
epsomites
epstein-barr virus nuclear antigens
eptagon
eptagons
eptapirone
eptatretus
epuise
epuisee
epulary
epulation
epulides
epulis (current term)
epulis gravidarum
epulises
epuloid
epulotic
epulotics
epurate
epurated
epurates
epurating
epuration
epyllia
epyllion
epyllions

Literary usage of Epulis

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1. The Principles and Practice of Surgery by John Ashhurst (1871)
"epulis.—This is a general term signifying an outgrowth of the gum, the growth in these ... The Fibrous epulis appears as a red, smooth, lobulated mass, ..."

2. The Science and art of surgery v.1 by John Eric Erichsen (1881)
"A fibrous epulis appears as a red, smooth, and lobu- FIG. 675.—epulis of Upper Jaw, lumping down HI MS tu overlap the Lower Jaw. ..."

3. A Manual for the Practice of Surgery by Thomas Bryant (1881)
"In exceptional cases, a tumor that appears to be an epulis, results from the abnormal ... The benign form of epulis is generally an affection of young life, ..."

4. A Practical treatise on dental medicine: Being a Compendium of Medical by Thomas Emerson Bond (1852)
"The term epulis is applied to different excrescences seated upon the gum. Some are hard, even scirrhous ; others soft and spongy. Some are developed in the ..."

5. American Journal of Dental Science by American Society of Dental Surgeons (1888)
"Between the second bicuspid and the first molar roots (lower left side) there was a small epulis about the size of a pea, just sufficiently large enough to ..."

6. A System of surgery: theoretical and practical v.5 by Timothy Holmes (1870)
"(a) epulis: (6) Congenital 1 trophy of the gum and alveolar borders of the ... The term " epulis " has been vaguely app1 various tumours that are found in ..."

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