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gingivitis

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(jin-jĭ-vīt′ĭs )

[gingiva + -itis]
Inflammation of the gums characterized by redness, swelling, and tendency to bleed.
SYN: SEE: ulitis

ETIOLOGY
Gingivitis may be local due to improper dental hygiene, poorly fitting dentures or appliances, or poor occlusion. It may accompany generalized stomatitis associated with mouth and upper respiratory infections. It may also occur in deficiency diseases such as scurvy, blood dyscrasias, or metallic poisoning.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Gingivitis." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748099/2/gingivitis.
Gingivitis. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748099/2/gingivitis. Accessed August 20, 2019.
Gingivitis. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748099/2/gingivitis
Gingivitis [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748099/2/gingivitis.
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