fibrous integration

fibroosseous integration

presence of a layer of fibrous connective tissue intervening between a dental implant and the adjacent bone; a misnomer because no actual attachment has occurred between bone and implant.
Synonym(s): fibrous integration

fi·brous in·teg·ra·tion

(fībrŭs intĕ-grāshŭn)
Healing and fusing of a dental implant with a layer of such tissue between implant surface and bone; usually denotes failed osseointegration.