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gingivectomy

[jin-juh-vek-tuh-mee]
noun, plural gin·gi·vec·to·mies. Dentistry.
  1. surgical removal of gum tissue.
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Origin of gingivectomy

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gingivectomy in Medicine

gingivectomy

(jĭn′jə-vĕktə-mē)
n.
  1. Surgical removal of gum tissue.gum resection
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