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gin·gi·va / jinˈjīvə; ˈjinjəvə/ • n. (pl. gin·gi·vae / jinˈjīvē; ˈjinjəˌvē/ ) Med. the gum. DERIVATIVES: gin·gi·val adj.

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gingiva

gingiva (jin-jiv-ă) n. (pl. gingivae) the gum: the layer of dense connective tissue and overlying mucous membrane that covers the alveolar bone and necks of the teeth.
gingival adj.

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gingiva (gum) The part of the epithelial tissue lining the mouth that covers the jaw bones. It is continuous with the sockets surrounding the roots of the teeth.

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