gingiva

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gingiva

[′jin·jə·və]
(anatomy)
The mucous membrane surrounding the teeth sockets.
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Excision of the lesion involved a substantial amount of labial gingiva for which a modified partial thickness triangular flap was reflected on both the sides and superiorly up to mucogingival junction (Figure 6).
A sharp probe was inserted in the labial gingiva, followed by UNC-15 probe, which was inserted perpendicular to the long axis of the tooth until it contacted the hard surface i.
The brown-black lesions most often involve the anterior labial gingiva followed by the buccal mucosa.