lamina dura


lamina du·​ra -ˈd(y)u̇r-ə How to pronounce lamina dura (audio)
: the thin hard layer of bone that lines the socket of a tooth and that appears as a dense white line in radiography

called also cribriform plate

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“Lamina dura.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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