gingiva
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Usage note
The plural of "gingiva" is "gingivae."
gingiva(
jihn
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jih
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vuh
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
(anatomy)
a. la encía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Oftentimes, inflammation of the gingiva may be resolved by regular flossing.Muchas veces, la inflamación de las encías se puede solucionar con el uso regular de hilo dental.
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