Bone - Structural Characteristics Diagram 2

Fig. 112

 
Diagrammatic cross-section through a tooth in the alveolar process of the jaw bone.
 
Legends:
 
AB, alveolar bone proper
AB + C, area of fusion of the alveolar bone and the cortical plate of the alveolar process
C, cortical plate
PDL, periodontal ligament
T, tooth

 

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