"Periodontium" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The structures surrounding and supporting the tooth. Periodontium includes the gum (GINGIVA), the alveolar bone (ALVEOLAR PROCESS), the DENTAL CEMENTUM, and the PERIODONTAL LIGAMENT.
- Tooth Supporting Structures
- Structure, Tooth Supporting
- Structures, Tooth Supporting
- Supporting Structure, Tooth
- Supporting Structures, Tooth
- Tooth Supporting Structure
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