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Synonyms for gum

Synonyms for gum

a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing

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

cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive

wood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum

any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum

cover, fill, fix or smear with or as if with gum

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grind with the gums


become sticky

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exude or form gum

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Growing application of gum arabic as tablet binders, film forming agent, and suspending agents in production of pharmaceuticals
The call comes after Keep Britain Tidy found 99% of main shopping streets and 64% of all roads and pavements were stained by gum.
Bleeding gums are a warning sign that your gums need treatment.
Check for the following signs to determine if you have gum disease receding gums that bleed when you brush your teeth:
Natural gums typically avoid these ingredients, so you may notice their flavor doesn't last as long.
Three of the factors popping gum's bubble, Nicholas said, are loss of appetite among youth, consumer distaste for artificial ingredients contained in most gum, and overblown brand and flavour extensions:
Since peaking in 2009, sales of gum in the United States have fallen 11% to $3.
The fact is, gum disease is contagious through such family-sharing activities.
The gums will eventually become inflamed and recede, exposing the roots of the teeth.
No chewing gum has ever received the coveted seal, which denotes it provides an oral health benefit.
That discovery could help other researchers develop medicine-containing gums that fight colds, relieve headaches, battle nervousness, and more.
The bacteria causes the gums to become inflamed, and they begin to recede from the teeth.
This vitamin, which vegetarians get from fortified foods and through sun exposure, also appears to help reduce risk of gum disease, especially in older people.
Getting enough vitamin D may keep your gums healthy, according to a study of more than 11,000 people.