ulitis


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ulitis

(juːˈlaɪtɪs)
n
(Dentistry) an inflammation of the gums
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Noun1.ulitis - inflammation of the gumsulitis - inflammation of the gums    
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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ulitis

n. ulitis. V.: gingivitis.
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Autopsy studies in these cases have shown frank spinal cord invasion by the virus, sometimes with more extensive necrosis and inflammation than that seen in immunocompetent patients.4 In situ hybridization studies in immunocompromised patients have demonstrated large numbers of cells in CNS lesions that contain VZV DNA, especially in cases with ventric ulitis (Figure 13) or small-vessel vasculopathy (multifocal leukoencephalopathy).