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Related to PMA index: pericemental
an index that measures the presence or absence of gingival inflammation as occurring on the papillae or the marginal or attached gingivae.
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The first (1947) epidemiologic assay for gingivitis that evaluated the three morphologic gingival compartments given in the abbreviated title (papillae, marginal, or attached [gingivae]).
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