Medical Definition of Gingival mucosa

1. That portion of the oral mucous membrane that covers and is attached to the necks of the teeth and the alveolar process of the jaws; it is demarcated from lining mucosa on the facial aspect by a clearly defined line which marks the mucogingival junction, and, in contrast to the lining mucosa, is keratinised and lighter in colour; on the palatal surface, the gingiva blends imperceptibly with the palatal mucosa. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gingival Mucosa

gingival cyst
gingival elephantiasis
gingival embrasure
gingival enlargement
gingival epithelium
gingival festoon
gingival fibromatosis
gingival fistula
gingival flap
gingival fluid
gingival haemorrhage
gingival hyperplasia
gingival hypertrophy
gingival margin
gingival mucosa (current term)
gingival overgrowth
gingival pocket
gingival proliferation
gingival recession
gingival repositioning
gingival resorption
gingival retraction
gingival septum
gingival space
gingival sulcus
gingival tissues
gingival zone

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