Definition of Gumboil

1. Noun. A boil or abscess on the gums.

Generic synonyms: Boil, Furuncle



Definition of Gumboil

1. n. A small suppurating inflamed spot on the gum.

Definition of Gumboil

1. Noun. (medicine) A small suppurating inflamed spot on the gum. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gumboil

1. an abscess in the gum [n -S]

Medical Definition of Gumboil

1. A small suppurting inflamed spot on the gum. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gumboil

gum tree
gum trees
gum up
gumaguma
gumagumas
gumba
gumball
gumball machine
gumballs
gumbe
gumbo
gumbo-limbo
gumbo limbo
gumbo limbos
gumbo soil
gumboil (current term)
gumboils
gumboot
gumboots
gumbos
gumbotil
gumbotils
gumdrop
gumdrops
gumless
gumlike
gumline
gumlines
gumma
gummas

Literary usage of Gumboil

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1. Special Pathology and Diagnostics: With Therapeutic Hints by Charles Godlove Raue (1882)
"The special discuses of the gums are: Parulis, gumboil, Inflammatory Swelling of the Gums. This generally takes its origin in a diseased tooth, ..."

2. The Text Book, for Domestic Practice: Being Plain & Concise Directions for by Samuel Morgan (1911)
"Diet very low and foment the part with warm water, or wrap it in cotton wool. (See Rheumatism.) gumboil May be caused from a decayed tooth, a cold, ..."

3. A Digest of External Therapeutics: With Numerous Formulae Arranged for Reference by Egbert Guernsey Rankin (1900)
"gumboil. A roasted Fig applied as hot as can be borne to the inflamed gum will often afford relief. A small portion of Chamomile Flowers or a Raisin dipped ..."

4. Perfect Womanhood for Maidens--wives--mothers: A Book Giving Full by Mary Ries Melendy (1903)
"GAS IN THE STOMACH Mix from 6 to 10 drops of aqua ammonia in glass of warm water; drink slowly gumboil A decayed root of a tooth causes inflammation and ..."

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