interdental papilla

n.

The gums filling the interproximal space between adjacent teeth.

Nearby words

  1. intercut,
  2. interdealer broker,
  3. interdenominational,
  4. interdental,
  5. interdental canal,
  6. interdental septum,
  7. interdental splint,
  8. interdentil,
  9. interdentium,
  10. interdepartmental


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