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fur·cate

 (fûr′kāt′)
intr.v. fur·cat·ed, fur·cat·ing, fur·cates
To divide into branches; fork.
adj.
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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Indications for EMD in periodontology include angular intrabony defects, class II furcation defects, and recession defects (9, 10).
Santana, "Influence of endodontic treatment in the post-surgical healing of human class II furcation defects," Journal of Periodontology, vol.
In clinical dental practice, the effective use of PRP has been described in sinus grafting procedures [4], alveolar socket preservation techniques [5], and also as an adjunctive procedure to support the regenerative process in periodontal infrabony and furcation defects [6].
Key words: Biocompatible Materials; Root Canal Filling Materials; Root Canal Preparation; Furcation Defects; Endodontics; Silicates; Calcium Phosphates; Treatment Outcome
The relationship between radiographic and clinical parameters in periodontal maintenance in class II furcation defects. Braz Oral Res.
Autologous platelet-rich fibrin in the treatment of mandibular degree II furcation defects: a randomized clinical trial.
Perioglas (PG) (Novabone Products, LLC) is a synthetic bone graft material has been used as an adjunct to conventional periodontal surgery in the treatment of periodontal intra bony defects, furcation defects; cysts as a bone fill material.
* Furcation Defects: How periodontal furcation defects should be managed via periodontal regenerative therapy and what parameters should be used for treatment selection
The role of resective periodontal surgery in the treatment of furcation defects. Periodontol 2000 2000;22:154-68.
A new treatment of furcation defects involving strategic molars.
Bone formation in furcation defects. An experimental study in the dog.