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crevice

 [krev´is]
a fissure.
gingival crevice the space between the cervical enamel of a tooth and the overlying unattached gingiva.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

crev·ice

(krev'is),
A crack or small fissure, especially in a solid substance.
[Fr. crevasse]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

crev·ice

(krev'is)
A crack or small fissure, especially in a solid substance.
[Fr. crevasse]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

crev·ice

(krev'is)
A crack or small fissure, especially in a solid substance.
[Fr. crevasse]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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