lamina dura

lamina dura
lamina du·ra -'d(y)u̇r-ə n the thin hard layer of bone that lines the socket of a tooth and that appears as a dark line in radiography called also cribriform plate

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see bundle bone, under bone.

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  • dura — SYN: d. mater. [L. fem. of durus, hard] d. mater cranialis [TA] SYN: cranial d. mater. * * * dura see LAMINA DURA * * * n. the thickest and outermost of the three meninges surrounding the brain and spinal cord. It consists of two closely adherent …   Medical dictionary

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  • Lamina cribrosa sclerae — Posteriorly, the sclera is pierced by the optic nerve and is continuous with the nerve s fibrous sheath and hence with the dura mater. Where the nerve pierces the sclera, the latter has the appearance of a perforated plate, the lamina cribrosa… …   Wikipedia

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  • Cistern of lamina terminalis — The cistern of lamina terminalis is a cistern of the subarachnoid space in the brain. This particular cistern lies in front of (rostral to) the lamina terminalis and anterior commissure between the two frontal lobes of the cerebrum.[1] The… …   Wikipedia

  • uña — f. anat. Placa cutánea de naturaleza córnea y de origen epidérmico en forma de lámina dura y translúcida que recubre la parte distal de las falanges de los dedos de las manos y de los pies. Consta de una superficie que se apoya sobre el lecho… …   Diccionario médico

  • cribriform plate — n 1) the horizontal plate of the ethmoid bone perforated with numerous foramina for the passage of the olfactory nerve filaments from the nasal cavity called also lamina cribrosa 2) LAMINA DURA * * * see ethmoid bone * * * fascia cribrosa …   Medical dictionary

  • costra — (Del lat. crusta.) ► sustantivo femenino 1 Corteza o recubrimiento externo que se forma en un cuerpo por depósito de algo extraño o porque se endurece o seca su propia sustancia: ■ la lluvia mojó el polvo y se formó una costra de lodo. 2 MEDICINA …   Enciclopedia Universal

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