"Periodontal Ligament" 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 fibrous CONNECTIVE TISSUE surrounding the TOOTH ROOT, separating it from and attaching it to the alveolar bone (ALVEOLAR PROCESS).
- Periodontal Ligament
- Ligament, Periodontal
- Ligaments, Periodontal
- Periodontal Ligaments
- Alveolodental Membrane
- Alveolodental Membranes
- Membrane, Alveolodental
- Membranes, Alveolodental
- Alveolodental Ligament
- Alveolodental Ligaments
- Ligament, Alveolodental
- Ligaments, Alveolodental
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Periodontal Ligament".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Periodontal Ligament".
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