sulcular epithelium

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Related to sulcular epithelium: crevicular epithelium

cre·vic·u·lar ep·i·the·li·um

the stratified squamous epithelium lining the inner aspect of the soft tissue wall of the gingival sulcus.
Synonym(s): sulcular epithelium

sulcular epithelium

The nonkeratinized epithelium that lines the gingival sulcus.
See also: epithelium


pertaining to a sulcus.

sulcular epithelium
the lining of the gingival sulcus.
sulcular lavage
flushing of debris from the gingival crevice. Usually part of dental prophylaxis.