crevicular epithelium

cre·vic·u·lar ep·i·the·li·um

the stratified squamous epithelium lining the inner aspect of the soft tissue wall of the gingival sulcus.
Synonym(s): sulcular epithelium

cre·vic·u·lar ep·i·the·li·um

(krĕ-vikyū-lăr epi-thēlē-ŭm)
Stratified squamous epithelium lining inner aspect of soft tissue wall of gingival sulcus.
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Removal of crevicular epithelium by ultrasonic curettes.
The application of the score scale to evaluate the inflammatory response showed the presence of inflammatory cells only adjacent to the crevicular epithelium (score 1) in all groups for both evaluation periods.