frenum

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Related to labial frenum: Lingual frenum, buccal frenum

frenum

[′frē·nəm]
(anatomy)
A fold of tissue that restricts the movements of an organ.
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Significance of the labial frenum attachment in periodontal disease in man.
Surgical management of aberrant labial frenum for controlling gingival tissue damage: A case series.
A mucosal overgrowth was observed in the upper anterior vestibular area on either side of the labial frenum (Figure 1).
Fusion of labial mucosa in the upper lip with gingiva over the alveolus of the incisor region obliterating the labial sulcus with thickening in the labial frenum area was seen (7).
The purpose of this article is to report an unusual case of growth affecting the labial frenum which was diagnosed histopathologically as lobular capillary hemangioma.