gingiva

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Related to interdental gingiva: gingival sulcus, free gingiva, marginal gingiva

gingiva

[′jin·jə·və]
(anatomy)
The mucous membrane surrounding the teeth sockets.
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This shows low awareness of the harmful effects of tooth-picks on interdental gingiva.
5 x 2 cm, present on right maxillary alveolar mucosa, involving the marginal, attached and interdental gingiva in relation to maxillary canine and premolars extending to the palatal mucosa.
Anatomically, both midbuccal and interdental gingiva was thicker in smokers.