epithelial attachment

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junc·tion·al ep·i·the·li·um

a wedge-shaped collar of epithelial cells attached to the tooth surface and to the gingival connective tissue; its coronal aspect forms the base of the gingival crevice.

epithelial attachment

The link between the reflection of the junctional (gingival) epithelium and the enamel, cementum, or dentin of the tooth.
See also: attachment

ep·i·the·li·al at·tach·ment

(epi-thēlē-ăl ă-tachmĕnt)
Junctional epithelial cells attaching the tooth to subepithelial tissues at base of gingival crevice.