gingivitis

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gin·gi·vi·tis

 (jĭn′jə-vī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the gums, characterized by redness and swelling.

gingivitis

(ˌdʒɪndʒɪˈvaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the gums

gin•gi•vi•tis

(ˌdʒɪn dʒəˈvaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the gums.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gingivitis - inflammation of the gums
periodontal disease, periodontitis - a disease that attacks the gum and bone and around the teeth
Translations

gingivitis

[ˌdʒɪndʒɪˈvaɪtɪs] Ngingivitis f

gingivitis

gin·gi·vi·tis

n. gingivitis, infl. de las encías.

gingivitis

n gingivitis f; acute necrotizing ulcerative — gingivitis ulcerativa necrotizante aguda
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It has been suggested that pregnancy gingivitis is an accentuated inflammatory disease in response to dental plaque, which is due to the increased level of female sex hormone.
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Pregnancy gingivitis, where the gum margins swell under the influence of the pregnancy hormone, progesterone.