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Synonyms for epithelium

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

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"Cultured gingival epithelium. A possible suitable material for pre-prosthetic surgery".
The uniqueness of the oral cavity also lies in the presence of specialized interface which in the hard tissue (tooth) extrudes through the underlying soft tissue (gingival epithelium) [1].
These products cannot be placed near the gingival epithelium since they may cause necrosis of the gingival as well as the loss of the biological attachment.
The conducted research of our study showed a significant increase of the apoptotic processes in the gingival epithelium of the patients treated with the highest CsA dose, compared to the other sub-groups and the controls (p<0.01), confirming the role of the apoptotic processes in the ethiopathogenesis of GO.
Interpretation & conclusions: The presence of CD 34 positive cells in gingiva in stromal, paravascular location, and basal layer of the gingival epithelium was demonstrated.
Gingival epithelium and connective tissue areas were measured using image-analysis software (Sigma Scan[R]; Mocha; Jandel Scientific, San Rafael, CA, USA).
The junctional epithelium is reduced and the attached gingival epithelium was thinner with small cells (Figs.
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).[1,3,4]
The epithelium plays an active role in the pathogenesis of inflammation The gingival epithelium consists of keratinocytes, Langerhans cells, T-cells, Merckel cells and melanocytes.
In inflamed tissues from patients suffering from gingivitis or periodontitis, strong immunoreactivity for NOX4 appeared in the cytosol and even stronger in the nuclei of keratinocytes of the basal layer of inflamed gingival epithelium (Figures 4(c)-4(d)).