a cyst derived from remnants of the dental lamina situated in the attached gingiva, occasionally producing superficial erosion of the cortical plate of bone; most are located in the cuspid-premolar region.
a developmental nonkeratinizing odontogenic cyst found in the oral soft tissue of adults. Variation of the lateral periodontal cyst.
gin·gi·val cyst(jinji-văl sist)
Lesion derived from remnants of dental lamina situated in attached gingiva, occasionally producing superficial erosion of cortical plate of bone.