periodontal membrane
noun Date: 1899 the fibrous connective-tissue layer covering the cementum of a tooth and holding it in place in the jawbone

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Periodontal membrane — may refer to two things:* The periodontal ligament (PDL), largely referred to as the periodontal membrane outside of the United States * An artificial periodontal membrane, used to block the spread of growing epithelium after periodontal surgery …   Wikipedia

  • periodontal membrane — n the fibrous connective tissue layer covering the cementum of a tooth and holding it in place in the jawbone called also pericementum, periodontal ligament * * * (periodontal ligament) the ligament around a tooth, by which it is attached to the… …   Medical dictionary

  • periodontal membrane — Dentistry. the collagenous, fibrous connective tissue between the cementum of the tooth and the alveolus. Also, pericementum. [1895 1900] * * * ▪ anatomy also called  Periodontal Ligament,         fleshy tissue between tooth and tooth socket that …   Universalium

  • periodontal membrane — periodontal ligament the ligament around a tooth, by which it is attached to the bone …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • periodontal membrane — per′iodon′tal mem′brane n. den the collagenous, fibrous connective tissue between the cementum of the tooth and the alveolus Also called per′iodon′tal lig′ament. Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • periodontal membrane — /ˌpɛrioʊdɒntl ˈmɛmbreɪn/ (say .pereeohdontl membrayn) noun the layer of connective tissue that attaches a tooth to the bone within which it sits …   Australian English dictionary

  • periodontal membrane — noun : pericementum * * * Dentistry. the collagenous, fibrous connective tissue between the cementum of the tooth and the alveolus. Also, pericementum. [1895 1900] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Мембрана Периодонтальная (Periodontal Membrane), Связка Периодонтальная (Periodontal Ligament) — расположенная вокруг зуба связка, при помощи которой он прикрепляется к кости. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • periodontal ligament — periodontal membrane …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • periodontal ligament — n PERIODONTAL MEMBRANE * * * see periodontal membrane * * * the fibrous connective tissue that surrounds the root of a tooth, separating it from and attaching it to the alveolar bone. It extends from the base of the gingival mucosa to the fundus… …   Medical dictionary

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