alveologingival fiber group

alveologingival fiber group

type I collagen fibers collected into fiber bundles within the subepithelial connective tissue of the gingiva; they extend from the crest of the alveolus and insert into the dense irregular collagenous connective tissue of the attached and free gingivae.
See also: gingival principal fiber groups.

al·ve·o·lo·gin·gi·val fi·ber group

(al-vēŏ-lō-jinji-văl fībĕr grūp)
Type I collagen fibers collected into fiber bundles within the subepithelial connective tissue of the gingiva; they extend from the crest of the alveolus to insert into the connective tissue of the free and attached gingiva.