Skip to Content
Medical Term:

circular fiber group


type I collagen fibers collected into fiber bundles within the subepithelial connective tissue of the gingiva; they encircle the cervix of the tooth but do not contact either cementum or alveolar bone.

See Also: gingival principal fiber groups

© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.