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  1. Dental follicle

    The dental follicle is a sac containing the developing tooth and its odontogenic organ. The dental follicle differentiates into the periodontal ligament. In addition, it may be the precursor of other cells of the periodontium, including osteoblasts, cementoblasts and fibroblasts. They develop into the alveolar bone, the cementum with Sharpey's fibers and the periodontal ligament fibers respectively.

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