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Gingival Crevicular Fluid

A fluid occurring in minute amounts in the gingival crevice, believed by some authorities to be an inflammatory exudate and by others to cleanse material from the crevice, containing sticky plasma proteins which improve adhesions of the epithelial attachment, have antimicrobial properties, and exert antibody activity. (From Jablonski, Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982)

Year introduced: 1991(1972)

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Tree Number(s): A12.383.500

MeSH Unique ID: D005883

Entry Terms:

  • Crevicular Fluid, Gingival
  • Crevicular Fluids, Gingival
  • Fluid, Gingival Crevicular
  • Fluids, Gingival Crevicular
  • Gingival Crevicular Fluids
  • Gingival Exudate
  • Exudate, Gingival
  • Exudates, Gingival
  • Gingival Exudates

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