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
References in periodicals archive ?
Desquamative gingivitis (DG) is characterized by the erythematous gingiva, desquamation and erosion of the gingival epithelium, and blister formation.
This spectrum has been labeled with different names as cicatricial pemphigoid, benign mucous membrane pemphigoid, oral pemphigoid, desquamative gingivitis, and ocular cicatricial pemphigoid [8].
Immunopathological diagnosis of cicatricial pemphigoid with desquamative gingivitis.
3) Erosive lichen planus may appear as generalized erythema of the gingiva, known as desquamative gingivitis, which requires a biopsy to differentiate and fully diagnose.
Much rarer, but clinically similar, is peno-gingival syndrome in men, which is characterized by desquamative gingivitis and penile involvement.