"Dental Pellicle" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A thin protein film on the surface of DENTAL ENAMEL. It is widely believed to result from the selective adsorption of precursor proteins present in SALIVA onto tooth surfaces, and to reduce microbial adherence to the TEETH.
- Dental Pellicle
- Pellicle, Dental
- Salivary Acquired Pellicle
- Acquired Pellicle, Salivary
- Pellicle, Salivary Acquired
- Enamel Pellicle
- Pellicle, Enamel
- Salivary Pellicle
- Pellicle, Salivary
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