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LC control 85021755
Topical headingCementum
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Variant(s)Cement (Teeth)
Dental cementum
Tooth cementum
See alsoConnective tissues
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Found inWildlife & ecology studies worldwide, via WWW, Nov. 13, 2003 (cementum; tooth cementum; dental cementum)
The American Heritage dictionary of the English language, via WWW, Nov. 13, 2003 (cementum, also cement: A bonelike substance covering the root of a tooth)
Merriam-Webster dict., via WWW, Nov. 13, 2003 (cementum: a specialized external bony layer covering the dentin of the part of a tooth normally within the gum)
AccessScience@McGraw-Hill, via WWW, Nov. 13, 2003 (cement [HISTOLOGY] Calcified tissue which fastens the roots of teeth to the alveolus. Also known as cementum)
MESH browser, Nov. 13, 2003 (Dental Cementum. UF Cementoblasts; Cementum; Cementoblast; Cementum, Dental. The bonelike rigid connective tissue covering the root of a tooth from the cementoenamel junction to the apex and lining the apex of the root canal, also assisting in tooth support by serving as attachment structures for the periodontal ligament.)