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parulis

 [pah-roo´lis]
an elevated nodule at the site of a fistula draining a chronic periapical abscess; called also gum boil or gumboil.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

gin·gi·val ab·scess

an abscess confined to the gingival soft tissue.
Synonym(s): gumboil, parulis
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gumboil

(gŭm′boil′)
n.
A small boil or abscess on the gum, often resulting from tooth decay.
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A dental abscess, converted into a cyst with chronic drainage through a fistulous tract, seen by a plain film of the jaw
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gumboil

Parulis Oral pathology A dental abscess, converted into a cyst with chronic drainage through a fistulous tract, seen by a plain film of the jaw.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

gin·gi·val ab·scess

(jin'ji-văl ab'ses)
An abscess confined to the gingival soft tissue.
Synonym(s): gumboil, parulis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

gumboil

An abscess in the gum and the outer bone covering (periosteum) arising from a spread of infection from a decayed tooth. There is redness, swelling and tenderness, all relieved when the gumboil bursts or is drained through a small surgical incision.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

gin·gi·val ab·scess

(jin'ji-văl ab'ses)
Lesion confined to gingival soft tissue.
Synonym(s): gumboil, parulis.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012