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gingival massage

n.

Stimulation of the gingiva by rubbing or rhythmic pressure.

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Nearby words

gingiva, gingival, gingival crevice, gingival index, gingival margin, gingival massage, gingival sulcus, gingival-periodontal index, gingivectomy, gingivitis, gingivo-
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