gingivitis

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gin·gi·vi·tis

 (jĭn′jə-vī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the gums, characterized by redness and swelling.
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gingivitis

(ˌdʒɪndʒɪˈvaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the gums
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gin•gi•vi•tis

(ˌdʒɪn dʒəˈvaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the gums.
[1870–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gingivitis - inflammation of the gums
periodontal disease, periodontitis - a disease that attacks the gum and bone and around the teeth
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Translations

gingivitis

[ˌdʒɪndʒɪˈvaɪtɪs] Ngingivitis f
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gingivitis

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gin·gi·vi·tis

n. gingivitis, infl. de las encías.
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gingivitis

n gingivitis f; acute necrotizing ulcerative — gingivitis ulcerativa necrotizante aguda
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References in periodicals archive ?
* Oral contraceptives: One of the most common problems in women who take oral contraceptives is hormonal gingivitis. The inflamed gums become swollen, red and bleed easily.
Women may experience gingivitis (or hormonal gingivitis) beginning in the second or third month of pregnancy that can increase in severity throughout the eighth month.