gingiva gingiva

Definition(s):

  • (n) the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth

News

  1. Gum Tissue Stem Cells Heal Fast And Fight Inflammation

    April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California (USC) reveals stem cells found in mouth tissue can relieve inflammatory disease, as well as become other types of cells. The study, published in a recent issue of the Journal of Dental Research , focused on gingival mesenchymal stem cells (GMSC) that are ...
    on August 6, 2013     Source: redOrbit

  2. Stem cells found in gum tissue can fight inflammatory disease

    Stem cells found in mouth tissue can not only become other types of cells but can also relieve inflammatory disease, according to a new study. The study indicates that the stem cells in the gingiva -- obtained via a simple biopsy of the gums -- may have important medical applications in the future.
    on August 6, 2013     Source: Science Daily

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