Definition of Gingival

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the gums.

Partainyms: Gingiva
Derivative terms: Gingiva

Definition of Gingival

1. a. Of or pertaining to the gums.

Definition of Gingival

1. Adjective. Relating to the gums. ¹

2. Adjective. (linguistics) (obsolete) Alveolar. ¹

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Definition of Gingival

1. gingiva [adj] - See also: gingiva

Medical Definition of Gingival

1. Relating to the gums. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gingival

gingili oil
gingival (current term)
gingival abrasion
gingival abscess
gingival atrophy
gingival clamp
gingival cleft
gingival contour
gingival crest
gingival crevice
gingival crevicular fluid
gingival curvature
gingival cyst
gingival elephantiasis
gingival embrasure
gingival enlargement

Literary usage of Gingival

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1. Descriptive anatomy of the human teeth by Greene Vardiman Black (1897)
"These angles are named in the same way for the bicuspids and molars, except that the word buccal is substituted for labial ; thus, mesio-bucco-gingival ..."

2. Technic and scope of cast gold and porcelain inlays with a chapter on by Herman E. S. Chayes (1918)
"A variation presents itself in the location of the right angles, as follows: In upper molars the right angle presents at the gingival plane of the ..."

3. Dental Electro-therapeutics by Ernest Sturridge (1918)
"Periodontal Disease—Incipient Infection of the gingival Trough— Septic Infection of gingival Trough without Suppuration—Septic Infection of Periodontal ..."

4. Dominion Dental Journal (1903)
"4 non-cohesive foil, using a third, a half, or 'even a whole sheet, as the area of the gingival wall may suggest. The thickness of the rope should in all ..."

5. The Practice of Dentistry: A Practical Treatise Upon the Generalpractice of by Leo Greenbaum, Max Greenbaum (1912)
"Cavities in the gingival Third of Labial, Buccal and Lingual Surfaces. ... 27 shows decay at three separate places in the gingival Pio. 27. Fio. 26. ..."

6. The Eclectic practice of medicine by John Milton Scudder (1864)
"... with many times a well marked red line at the border of the gums (gingival margin), is sum- As the disease progresses there is further loss of strength, ..."

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