"Gingival Overgrowth" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Excessive growth of the gingiva either by an increase in the size of the constituent cells (GINGIVAL HYPERTROPHY) or by an increase in their number (GINGIVAL HYPERPLASIA). (From Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p574)
- Gingival Overgrowth
- Gingival Overgrowths
- Overgrowth, Gingival
- Overgrowths, Gingival
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