bismuth line

n.

A black zone on the gingiva, often the first sign of bismuth poisoning.

Nearby words

  1. bismarck, otto von,
  2. bismarckian,
  3. bismillah,
  4. bismuth,
  5. bismuth chromate,
  6. bismuth oxychloride,
  7. bismuthic,
  8. bismuthine,
  9. bismuthinite,
  10. bismuthosis


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