epuloid


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ep·u·loid

(ep'yū-loyd),
A gingival mass that resembles an epulis.

ep·u·loid

(ep'yū-loyd)
A gingival mass that resembles an epulis.

epulis

(ĕp-ū′lĭs) plural.epulides [Gr. epoulis, a gumboil]
1. A fibrous sarcomatous tumor having its origin in the periosteum of the lower jaw.
2. A nonpathological softening and swelling of the gums due to hyperemia that begins during midtrimester pregnancy and subsides after delivery. In susceptible women, this condition tends to recur during subsequent pregnancies.epuloid, adjective

ep·u·loid

(ep'yū-loyd)
A gingival mass that resembles an epulis.