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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gumboilnoun

    a boil or abscess on the gums


  1. gumboil

    Intraoral dental sinus (also termed a parulis and commonly, a gumboil) is an oral lesion characterized by a soft erythematous papule (red spot) that develops on the alveolar process in association with a non-vital tooth and accompanying dental abscess. A parulis is made up of inflamed granulation tissue. Less commonly, dental infections drain onto the surface of the skin, forming a cutaneous sinus of dental origin.


  1. gumboil

    A gumboil, medically known as a dental abscess or tooth abscess, is a pus-filled swelling caused by bacterial infection in the tissues surrounding the tooth or in the tooth itself. It can occur in different regions of the tooth for various reasons and often causes severe pain and swelling. Treatment often involves draining the abscess and addressing the source of the underlying infection.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gumboilnoun

    a small suppurting inflamed spot on the gum

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gumboil in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gumboil in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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