peripheral ossifying fibroma
A gingival fibroma derived from cells of the periodontal ligament and usually developing in response to local irritants such as plaque and calculus on associated teeth.
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- peripheral device,
- peripheral dysostosis,
- peripheral motor neuron,
- peripheral nervous system,
- peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour,
- peripheral scotoma,
- peripheral vision,
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