Definition of Parulis

1. a gumboil [n -ES] - See also: gumboil



Medical Definition of Parulis

1. Synonym: gingival abscess. Origin: G. Paroulis, gumboil, fr. Para, beside, + oulon, gum (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parulis

partyer
partyers
partygoer
partygoers
partygoing
partying
partyism
partyisms
partylike
partymeister
partymeisters
partywear
partywide
partzite
parula warbler
parulis (current term)
parulises
parumbilical
parura
paruras
parure
parures
paruresis
paruretic
parvalbumin
parvalbumins
parvanimities
parvanimity

Literary usage of Parulis

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1. Special Pathology and Diagnostics: With Therapeutic Hints by Charles Godlove Raue (1882)
"... and inflammatory nature—in toothache, parulis—or of an ... The special discuses of the gums are: parulis, ..."

2. The British and Foreign Medical Review: Or Quarterly Journal of Practical (1839)
"parulis, or spina ventosa; swellings of an acute or chronic nature, from which there is usually a purulent secretion. 2. Epulis; a solid growth from, ..."

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