gingival crevice


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Related to gingival crevice: gingival sulcus, Gingival Crevicular Fluid

gingival crevice

[′jin·jə·vəl ′krev·əs]
(anatomy)
The space between the free margin of the gingiva and the surface of a tooth. Also known as gingival sulcus.
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Acikgoz, "Levels of platelet activating factor in gingival crevice fluid following periodontal surgical therapy," Journal of Periodontal Research, vol.
4) The injectable matrix is hydrophilic and can be flushed away relatively easily from the gingival crevice.
Humoral immune responses in gingival crevice fluid: local and systemic implications.
RNA can enter the oral cavity through various routes, including saliva secretions from the 3 major salivary glands (the parotid, submandibular, and sublingual glands) and minor glands, gingival crevice fluid (GCF), and desquamated oral epithelial cells.
The peripheral ossifying fibroma--an exophytic, sessile lesion of periodontal ligament origin--is found in the area of the interdental gingival papilla and is intimately associated with the gingival crevice.
29 The frenum may jeopar- dize gingival health when they are attached too closely to the gingival margin either because of interference with proper placement of the tooth brush or through opening of gingival crevice by muscle pull.
Immunomagnetic recovery of human neutrophil defensins from the human gingival crevice.