periodontal membrane

noun Dentistry.

the collagenous, fibrous connective tissue between the cementum of the tooth and the alveolus.

Nearby words

  1. periodide,
  2. periodization,
  3. periodontal,
  4. periodontal disease,
  5. periodontal ligament,
  6. periodontal membrane fiber,
  7. periodontics,
  8. periodontist,
  9. periodontitis,
  10. periodontium

Origin of periodontal membrane

First recorded in 1895–1900 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019