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Descriptor English: Dental Cementum
Descriptor Spanish: Cemento Dental
Descriptor cemento dental
Entry term(s) cemento
cemento dentario
cemento radicular
cementoblastos
Scope note: Tejido conjuntivo semejante al hueso que cubre la raíz de los dientes desde la unión entre el cemento y el esmalte hasta el ápice, cubre el ápice del canal radicular y participa en el soporte de los dientes sirviendo como estructuras de anclaje para el ligamento periodontal. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992).
Descriptor Portuguese: Cemento Dentário
Descriptor French: Cément dentaire
Entry term(s): Cementoblast
Cementoblasts
Cementum
Cementum, Dental
Tree number(s): A14.549.167.646.267
A14.549.167.900.250
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003739
Scope note: 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. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Entry Combination: growth & development:Cementogenesis
Entry Version: DENT CEMENTUM
Related: Cementogenesis MeSH
DeCS ID: 3753
Unique ID: D003739
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Dental Cementum - Preferred
Concept UI M0005868
Scope note 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. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
Preferred term Dental Cementum
Entry term(s) Cementum
Cementum, Dental
Cementoblasts - Narrower
Concept UI M0005867
Preferred term Cementoblasts
Entry term(s) Cementoblast



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