I was reading a Sanskrit manuscript and realized that pages 12 to 19 were missing...
I would simply call those pages as "missing pages", however, is there a word or phrase for such missing parts?
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These are properly referred to as lacunae (singular lacuna):
: a gap or blank space in something : a missing part <She found a lacuna in the historical record.>