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English definition of “gingivitis”

gingivitis

noun [U] uk   /ˌdʒɪn.dʒɪˈvaɪ.tɪs/ us    /-t̬əs/ specialized
an infection of the gums (= the part of the mouth from which the teeth grow) which causes swelling, pain, and sometimes bleeding
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