gingival fibers


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gingival fibers

Collagen fibers that support the marginal or interdental gingiva and are adapted to the tooth surface.
See also: fiber
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gin·gi·val fi·bers

(jin'jĭ-văl fī'bĕrz)
Network of fibers that braces the free gingiva against the tooth and unites this free gingiva with the tooth root and alveolar bone.
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