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Medical Term:

lingual gingival papilla


Definition: the lingual portions of the gingiva filling the interproximal space between adjacent teeth; in molar and premolar areas, lingual and buccal interdental papillae may be separate.

Synonym(s): lingual interdental papilla, lingual papillae2

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