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re·at·tach·ment

(rē'ă-tach'mĕnt),
New epithelial or connective tissue attachment to the surface of a tooth that was surgically detached and not exposed to oral environment.

reattachment

[rē′ətach′mənt]
Etymology: L, re, again; OFr, attachier
1 the rejoining of accidentally severed body parts.
2 the rejoining of periodontal membrane fibers to the cementum of a tooth and the alveolar bone to restore a loosened tooth.

reattachment

The reanastomosis of a thing detached. See Penile reattachment.

re·at·tach·ment

(rē'ă-tach'mĕnt)
New epithelial or connective tissue attachment to the surface of a tooth that was surgically detached and not exposed to oral environment.

re·at·tach·ment

(rē'ă-tach'mĕnt)
New epithelial or connective tissue attachment to tooth surface that was surgically detached and not exposed to oral environment.

reattachment,

n in dentistry the reattachment of the gingival epithelium to the surface of the tooth.
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Doctors were last night seeing if they could reattach them.
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