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Medical Term:

gingival principal fiber groups

 

Definition: type I collagen fibers collected into fiber bundles that follow specific paths within the subepithelial connective tissue of the gingiva; they are named according to the orientation of the fibers: dentogingival, dentoperiosteal, alveologingival, circular, and transseptal.

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