epithelium

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  • noun

Synonyms for epithelium

membranous tissue covering internal organs and other internal surfaces of the body

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The gingival epithelium as well as connective tissue have a very high turnover rate and new cells are constantly produced to replace cells, which are lost through cell death or migration.
The 14-day assessment showed that all of the gingival epithelium was intact in all the groups.
The other presentations include a so-called mural form (an indolent odontogenic cyst with mural SOT-like proliferations originating from the cyst lining or mural odontogenic epithelial rests) and a rare, extraosseous type (thought to arise from the overlying gingival epithelium, similar to peripheral ameloblastoma).
2,3) By definition, gingivitis is limited to an inflammation that involves only the gingival soft tissues, ie, gingival epithelium and subjacent fibrous connective tissues.
Periodontal regeneration is perhaps one of the most complex to occur in the body since at least six tissues are involved: the gingival epithelium, gingival connective tissue, periodontal ligament, tooth root surface cementum, alveolar bone and corresponding vasculature.