1. the cementum, periodontal ligament and the alveolar bone
    attachment apparatus
  2. the probing depth measured from a fixed point, such as the cementoenamel junction
    clinical attachment level
  3. cell junction, consists of a dense plate near the cell surface that relates to a similar structure on an adjacent cell, between which are thin layers of extracellular material
  4. space between two natural adjacent
  5. the tissue serving as a liner for the intraoral mucosal surfaces
    oral epithelium
  6. composed of a layer of flat, scalelike cells or may be stratified
    squamous epithelium
  7. fiber-producing cell of the connective tissue, a flattened, irregular branched cell with a large oval nucleus that is responsible in part for the production and remodeling of the extracelluar matrix
  8. a fibrous change of the mucous membrane, especially the gingiva, as a result of chronic inflammation
  9. how may a fibrosis appear
    fibrotic gingiva may appear outwardly health, thus masking underlying disease
  10. half of a desmosome that forms a site of attachment between junctional epithelial cells and the tooth surface
  11. abnoramal thickening of the keratin layer (stratum corneum) of the epithelium
  12. abnormal increase in volume of a tissue or organ caused by formation and growth of new normal cells
  13. increase in size of tissue or organ caused by an increase in size of its constituent cells
  14. development of a horny layer of flattened epithelial cells containing keratin
  15. identifier, symptoms or signs by which a particular condition can be recognized; for example, clinical and microbiologic ______ are used to identify gingival and periodontal infections
  16. act of chewing
  17. lining mucosa in which the stratified squamous epithelial cells retain their nuclei and cytoplasm
    nonkeratinized mucosa
  18. tissues surrounding and supporting the teeth in two sections are the gingival unit, composed of the free and attached gingiva and the alveolar mucosa, and the attachment apparatus, which includes the cementum, periodontal ligament and alveolar process
  19. the distance from the gingival margin to the location of the periodontal probe tip inserted for gentle probing at the attachment
    probing depth
  20. a fluid product of inflammation that contains leukocytes, degenerated tissue elements, tissue fluids and microorganisms
  21. penetrating connective tissue fibers by which the tooth is attached to the adjacent alveolar bone, the fiber bundles penetrate cementum on one side and alveolar bone on the other
    sharpey's fibers
  22. the pitted orange peel appearance frequently seen on the surface of the attached gingiva
  23. formation of pus
  24. receptor of taste on tongue and oropharynx, goblet shaped cells oriented at right angles to the surface of the epithelium
    taste bud
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chapter 12 key words