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Definition of Gumboil

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abscess on the gums
Gumboil Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
A small suppurting inflamed spot on the gum.
  
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gumboil
\gum"boil\ (?), n. (med.) a small suppurting inflamed spot on the gum.

WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a boil or abscess on the gums
(hypernym) boil, furuncle
Gumboil Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Intraoral dental sinus (also termed a parulis and commonly, a gumboil) is an oral lesion characterized by a soft erythematous papule (red spot) that develops on the alveolar process in association with a non-vital tooth and accompanying dental abscess. A parulis is made up of inflamed granulation tissue.

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