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gin·gi·val

 (jĭn′jə-vəl, jĭn-jī′-)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the gums.
2. Linguistics Alveolar.
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Adj.1.gingival - of or relating to the gums
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gin·gi·val

a. gingival, rel. a la gingiva.
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(3,4) The key to the successful prevention and treatment of periodontitis is controlling the bacteria and their products in the periodontal tissues and gingival crevicular fluid to maintain the microecological balance of the local periodontal environment.
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The inconsistent results of studies targeting the detection of viral RNA in HCV-infected patients' saliva can be explained through the origin of the virus as being the gingival crevicular fluid, more exactly the mononuclear blood cells found in this fluid.
Studies with large samples and determining cytokine levels in serum and gingival crevicular fluid might help reveal other aspects of these two diseases that are not covered in this study.
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