gingival crevice


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Related to gingival crevice: gingival sulcus, Gingival Crevicular Fluid

crevice

 [krev´is]
a fissure.
gingival crevice the space between the cervical enamel of a tooth and the overlying unattached gingiva.

gin·gi·val sul·cus

[TA]
the space between the surface of the tooth and the free gingiva.

gingival crevice

a normal space located around a tooth between the wall of the unattached gum tissue and the enamel and/or cementum of the tooth. Also called gingival sulcus.

gin·gi·val sul·cus

(jin'ji-văl sŭl'kŭs) [TA]
Space between tooth surface and free gingiva.
Synonym(s): gingival crevice, gingival groove.

crevice

a fissure.

gingival crevice
the space between the cervical enamel of a tooth and the overlying unattached gingiva.
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Origin and function of the cellular components in gingival crevice fluid.
Increase of free collagenase and neutral protease activities in the gingival crevice during experimental gingivitis in man.
from the human gingival crevice and emended descriptions of lactobacillus minutus and Streptococcus parvulus.