gingival zone

gin·gi·val zone

the portion of the oral mucosa that surrounds the teeth and is firmly attached to the underlying alveolar bone.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

gin·gi·val zone

(jinji-văl zōn)
Portion of oral mucosa that surrounds teeth and is firmly attached to underlying alveolar bone.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Males had an ischemic phase lasting a few days, followed by a hyperemic response in the marginal gingival zone whereas females were characterized by a slower recovery of the blood flow.
After five months, satisfactory root coverage through gingival wall restitution presented a more favorable esthetic aspect; the attached gingival zone had increased, which favored mechanical plaque control; and dental hypersensitivity was absent (Fig.