free gingiva


The portion of the gum that surrounds the tooth but is not directly attached to the tooth surface.

Nearby words

  1. free flap,
  2. free flight,
  3. free form,
  4. free french,
  5. free gift,
  6. free gold,
  7. free goods,
  8. free graft,
  9. free hand,
  10. free house

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