gumboil


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gum·boil

 (gŭm′boil′)
n.
A small boil or abscess on the gum, often resulting from tooth decay.
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gumboil

(ˈɡʌmˌbɔɪl)
n
(Pathology) an abscess on the gums, often at the root of a decayed tooth. Also called: parulis
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gum•boil

(ˈgʌmˌbɔɪl)

n.
a small abscess on the gum originating in an abscess in the pulp of a tooth.
[1745–55]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gumboil - a boil or abscess on the gums
furuncle - a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus
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Translations
خُرّاج في اللثَّه
otok dásně
tandbyld
fogínytályog
tannkÿli
absces na ďasne
dişeti iltihabı

gumboil

[ˈgʌmbɔɪl] Nflemón m
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gumboil

[ˈgʌmbɔɪl] nabcès m dentaire
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gumboil

[ˈgʌmˌbɔɪl] nascesso gengivale
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gum1

(gam) noun
(usually in plural) the firm flesh in which the teeth grow.
ˈgumboil noun
a painful swelling in the gum.
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gum·boil

n. absceso en la encía, flemón.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Inderjit Badhwar, a leading journalist of India and former executive editor of India today, after having witnessed the boiling situation in Kashmir, observed that "the state (Kashmir) is festering like a sensitive gumboil. Touch any part of it and there's painfully violent eruption."79
Numbers 1-6 below the figure correspond to a yellow gumboil within Figure 1.
One of the most valuable types of carbonate raw materials are the limestone used as the main gumboil in ferrous and nonferrous metallurgy and by alumina production [2].