- fibrous inflammatory hyperplasia
- masses of collagenized, fibrous connective tissue along the borders of ill-fitting dentures or in other areas where chronic irritation exists. Called also epulis fissurata.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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