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Figure 11 | Head & Face Medicine

Figure 11

From: Vascular basis of mucosal color

Figure 11

There is a distinctive positive correlation between number of vessels and color (defined as wave length) in both attached (coefficient of correlation r = 0,889) and unattached gingiva (coefficient of correlation r = 0,870). The higher the number of vessels the darker the color and the higher the wave length. Areas of attached gingiva showed more light colors on average.

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