gingivectomy

[jin-juh-vek-tuh-mee]

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

surgical removal of gum tissue.

Origin of gingivectomy

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gingivectomy in Medicine

gingivectomy

[jĭn′jə-vĕktə-mē]

n.

Surgical removal of gum tissue.gum resection
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