The tissues that invest or help to invest and support the teeth, including the periodontal ligament, gingivae, cementum, and alveolar and supporting bone[BTO]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Periodontium http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BTO_0001021 ]

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pheno_slim

definition

The tissues that invest or help to invest and support the teeth, including the periodontal ligament, gingivae, cementum, and alveolar and supporting bone[BTO].

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The:Periodontium.jpg

external ontology notes

FMA treats periodontium and periodontal ligament as the same

has related synonym

paradentium

periodontal membrane

tooth supporting structure

periodontal ligament

id

UBERON:0001758