periodontal membrane

noun

Definition of periodontal membrane

: the fibrous connective-tissue layer covering the cementum of a tooth and holding it in place in the jawbone

First Known Use of periodontal membrane

1848, in the meaning defined above

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“Periodontal membrane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/periodontal%20membrane. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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periodontal membrane

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