Gastrointestinal Tract - Decalcified Tooth and Gingiva

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Title Gastrointestinal Tract - Decalcified Tooth and Gingiva
Creator Gorski, Roger A.
Contributor Roger A. Gorski, PhD, PRofessor of Neurobiology, Director Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, Brain Research Institute, UCLA
Publisher The Regents of University of California
Description This image of the decalcified tooth shows the attachment of the gingiva (gum) to the dentin. Gingiva is masticatory mucosa; it is composed of lamina propria (dense CT) and parakeratinized stratified squamous epithelium. The wedge of empty space was formerly occupied by the tooth`s enamel. UCLA Histology Collection.
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Collection UCLA Histology
ARK ark:/87278/s64j3dzx
Setname ehsl_heal
Date Created 2012-10-05
Date Modified 2012-12-07
ID 870053
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