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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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Hereditary gingival fibromatosis with distinct dental, skeletal and developmental abnormalities.
Evidence of genetic heterogenecity for hereditary gingival fibromatosis. J Dent Res 2000;79:1758-64.
Key words: Hereditary gingival fibromatosis; Plasma cell gingivitis, Oro-facial granulomatosis, Drug induced gingival hyperplasia
Heterogeneous presence of myofibroblasts in hereditary gingival fibromatosis. J Clin Periodontol.
3) Idiopathic gingival fibromatosis Idiopathic gingival fibromatosis is a rare hereditary condition that has no definite cause.
Hereditary gingival fibromatosis is the most common syndromic gingival hyperplasia.
Furthermore, hyper-responsiveness of gingival fibroblasts to autocrine effects of TGF-[beta] 1, coupled with increased levels of synthesis in these cells, may be important pathogenic elements in hereditary gingival fibromatosis, a condition that has histopathological features in common with drug-induced gingival overgrowth [30-32].
generalized delay or failure of eruption--certain conditions like cleidocranial dysostosis, gingival fibromatosis and some clefts of lip and palate (16)
(9) We recently demonstrated that the presence of myofibroblasts is associated with the gingival fibrotic overgrowth of patients with hereditary gingival fibromatosis (HGF).