gingival pocket


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gin·gi·val pock·et

a diseased gingival attachment in which the increased depth of the sulcus is due to an increase in the bulk of its gingival wall.
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gin·gi·val pock·et

(jinji-văl pokĕt)
Diseased gingival attachment in which increased sulcus depth is due to bulk of its gingival wall.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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