epulis

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epulis (ɛˈpuːlɪs)
 
n
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 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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