gingivectomy

[ jin-juh-vek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌdʒɪn dʒəˈvɛk tə mi /

noun, plural gin·gi·vec·to·mies. Dentistry.

surgical removal of gum tissue.

Origin of gingivectomy

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Medicine definitions for gingivectomy

gingivectomy

[ jĭn′jə-vĕktə-mē ]

n.

Surgical removal of gum tissue.gum resection
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