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intr.v. fur·cat·ed, fur·cat·ing, fur·cates
To divide into branches; fork.
Divided into branches; forked.

[Late Latin furcātus, forked, from Latin furca, fork.]

fur′cate′ly adv.
fur·ca′tion n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.furcation - the place where something divides into branches
angular shape, angularity - a shape having one or more sharp angles
bifurcation - the place where something divides into two branches
ramification, branch, leg - a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of the branches"
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Furcation Defects: How periodontal furcation defects should be managed via periodontal regenerative therapy and what parameters should be used for treatment selection
Every 6 weeks, levels of gingivitis and periodontitis were assessed around the whole surface of each individual tooth by measuring periodontal probing depth, gingival recession and furcation exposure.
Van Dyke, Efcacy of combined regenerative treatments in human mandibular class II furcation defects, J.
A radiographic examination revealed a unilocular radiolucency that extended from the furcation entrance close to the apices of the mesial and distal root of tooth No.
Staining with HE indicated that root resorption mainly occurred at the root furcation and in the vicinity of the stress-side apex.
Pulpotomy was considered a failure clinically and/or radiographically if one or more of the following signs were present: pain; swelling; mobility; percussion pain; internal root resorption; and furcation and/or periapical bone destruction.
He covers examination and diagnosis, the roles of crown-lengthening and mucogingival therapies, treating the periodontally involved furcation, restoration of the periodontally treated tooth, and developing treatment algorithms for restoration or replacement of the compromised tooth, with clinical examples and color photos.
Nicoll, An in vitro study of furcation perforation repair using calcium phosphate cement, J.