oxytalan

[ŏk-sĭtə-lăn′]

n.

A type of connective tissue fiber distinct from collagen or elastic fibers and found in the periodontal membrane and gums.

Nearby words

  1. oxyphonia,
  2. oxypolygelatin,
  3. oxysalt,
  4. oxysulfide,
  5. oxysulphide,
  6. oxytetracycline,
  7. oxytocia,
  8. oxytocic,
  9. oxytocin,
  10. oxytone


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