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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I spent a good amount of time with her talking about pregnancy gingivitis and home care.
It can lead to swelling of gums, bleeding, bacterial pneumonia, pregnancy gingivitis, endocarditis and other serious heart diseases.
Pregnancy gingivitis is likely to be noticed by patients and seen by physicians as red, puffy gums that bleed easily.