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Cementum

(Science: dentistry) a bony substance covering the root of a tooth.


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Osteoclasts / Osteoblasts

... the absorption and removal of bone. An odontoclast, also called cementoclast, is cytomorphologically the same as an osteoclast and is involved in cementum resorption. Osteoblasts: Cells that arise from fibroblasts and which, as they mature, are associated with the production of bone.

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Fri Jun 10, 2005 10:53 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
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