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A valley-like depression which connects the gingival papillae situated in the interproximal space between two teeth. It lies below, and conforms to the shape of, the interproximal contact. It is covered by non-keratinized epithelium. The col is considered an important site for the initiation of chronic periodontitis.

Subjects: Dentistry.


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