What does gingiva mean?

Definitions for gingiva
dʒɪnˈdʒaɪ və, ˈdʒɪn dʒə-; -ˈdʒaɪ vi, -dʒəˌvigin·gi·va

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gingiva, gum(noun)

    the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth


  1. gingiva(Noun)

    The gum, consisting of the tissue surrounding the roots of the teeth and covering the jawbone.

    Etymology: From gingiva


  1. Gingiva

    The gingiva, or gums, consist of the mucosal tissue that lies over the mandible and maxilla inside the mouth.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Gingiva

    Oral tissue surrounding and attached to TEETH.

Editors Contribution

  1. gingiva

    The tissue lining of the mouth and the tissue around the teeth.

    Healthy gingiva usually has a distinct color.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 15, 2017  

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How to say gingiva in sign language?

  1. gingiva


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gingiva in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gingiva in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Images & Illustrations of gingiva

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