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gumboil

[guhm-boil] /ˈgʌmˌbɔɪl/
noun, Pathology
1.
a small abscess on the gum, originating in an abscess in the pulp of a tooth.
Also called parulis.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; gum2 + boil2
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British Dictionary definitions for gum boil

gumboil

/ˈɡʌmˌbɔɪl/
noun
1.
an abscess on the gums, often at the root of a decayed tooth Also called parulis
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gum boil in Medicine

gumboil gum·boil (gŭm'boil')
n.
A small boil or abscess on the gum, often resulting from tooth decay.

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