gingival sulcus

n.

The narrow space or groove between the surface of the tooth and the free gingiva.gingival crevice subgingival space

Nearby words

  1. gingival,
  2. gingival crevice,
  3. gingival index,
  4. gingival margin,
  5. gingival massage,
  6. gingival-periodontal index,
  7. gingivectomy,
  8. gingivitis,
  9. gingivo-,
  10. gingivo-osseous


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