furcation crotches

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furcation crotches

(furkā´shən krôch´ez),
n the area between the roots of a tooth at the furcation.
furcation invasion,
n the loss of bone at the point where the roots of a multirooted tooth divide.
furcation probe
furcation, root,
n the interradicular bone resorption in multirooted teeth caused by periodontal disease.
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The presence, location, and extent of furcation invasions should be noted, as well as the location of the gingival margin or CAL.