Oxytalan

In the cellular anatomy of teeth, oxytalan fibres are a component of the extracellular matrix. They were first described by Fullmer & Lillie (1958) in periodontal membranes. On light microscope examination, these fibres may be distinguished from mature elastic fibers by their failure to stain with aldehyde fuchsin solutions, unless they have been ...
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oxytalan

(ok-sit┬┤ә-lәn) a connective tissue fiber found in the periodontal membrane.
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oxytalan

A type of connective tissue fibre histochemically distinct from collagen or elastic fibres described in the periodontal ligament and gingivae. ... Origin: G. Oxys, acid, + talas, suffering, resisting; coined term probably intended to mean 'resistant to acid hydrolysis' ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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oxytalan

Type: Term Pronunciation: ok-sit′ă-lan Definitions: 1. A type of connective tissue fiber representing an early stage in the formation of elastin fibers and found throughout the body, particularly in the periodontal ligament and gingivae.
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