hormonal gingivitis


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Related to hormonal gingivitis: marginal gingivitis

hor·mo·nal gin·gi·vi·tis

gingivitis in which the host response to bacterial plaque is presumably exacerbated by hormonal alterations occurring during puberty, pregnancy, oral contraceptive use, or menopause.
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hor·mo·nal gin·gi·vi·tis

(hōr-mōn'ăl jin'ji-vī'tis)
Gingivitis in which the host response to bacterial plaque is presumably exacerbated by hormonal alterations occurring during puberty, pregnancy, oral contraceptive use, or menopause.
Synonym(s): pregnancy gingivitis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

hor·mo·nal gin·gi·vi·tis

(hōr-mōn'ăl jin'ji-vī'tis)
Gum disease in which host response to bacterial plaque is presumably exacerbated by hormonal alterations occurring during puberty, pregnancy, oral contraceptive use, or menopause.
Synonym(s): pregnancy gingivitis.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012