gingival

[ jin-jahy-vuh l, jin-juh- ]
/ dʒɪnˈdʒaɪ vəl, ˈdʒɪn dʒə- /
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adjective

of or relating to the gums.
Phonetics. alveolar.

Origin of gingival

First recorded in 1660–70; gingiv(a) + -al1
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