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gingivitisnoun [U]

uk   /ˌdʒɪn.dʒɪˈvaɪ.tɪs/  us   /-t̬əs/ specialized
an ​infection of the gums (= the ​part of the ​mouth from which the ​teethgrow) which ​causesswelling, ​pain, and sometimes bleeding
(Definition of gingivitis from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gingivitis”
in Chinese (Simplified) 牙龈炎…
in Chinese (Traditional) 牙齦炎…
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