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epulis

/ɛˈpuːlɪs/
noun
1.
(pathol) a swelling of the gum, usually as a result of fibrous hyperplasia
2.
(vet science) a benign tumour attached to the jaw of an animal, esp a dog
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epulis in Medicine

epulis e·pu·lis (ĭ-pyōō'lĭs)
n.
Inflammatory cellular proliferation or a tumorlike growth of the gum that may be present at birth.


ep'u·loid' (ěp'yə-loid') adj.
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