anatomic root

an·a·tom·ic root

(ană-tomik rūt)
Portion of a tooth extending from the cervical line to its apical extremity.
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The goal of these demanding and geometrically difficult procedures is to preserve the native valve, avoid life-long anticoagulation, and restore normal valve function by recreating the normal anatomic root environment.
The anatomic root of the problem is an elongation of the eye as it grows, causing incoming light to focus in front of the retina, instead of squarely on it, explains Christopher J.