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gingiva  (ˈdʒɪndʒɪvə ; dʒɪnˈdʒaɪvə

Definitions

noun

(plural) -givae   (-dʒɪˌviː; -ˈdʒaɪviː) 
  1. (anatomy) the technical name for gum2

Derived Forms

ˈgingival  adjective

Word Origin

from Latin

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