hypercementosis

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hy·per·ce·men·to·sis

(hī'pĕr-sē'men-tō'sis),
Excessive deposition of secondary cementum on the root of a tooth, which may be caused by localized trauma or inflammation, excessive tooth eruption, or osteitis deformans, or may occur idiopathically.
[hyper- + L. caementum, a rough quarry stone, + -osis, condition]

hypercementosis

a non-neoplastic deposition of excessive cementum that is continuous with normal radicular cementum. Compare concrescence.

hy·per·ce·men·to·sis

(hī'pĕr-sē'mĕn-tō'sis)
Excessive deposition of secondary cementum on the root of a tooth, which may be caused by localized trauma or inflammation, excessive tooth eruption, or osteitis deformans, or may occur idiopathically.
[hyper- + L. caementum, a rough quarry stone, + -osis, condition]

hy·per·ce·men·to·sis

(hī'pĕr-sē'mĕn-tō'sis)
Excessive deposition of secondary cementum on tooth root, which may be caused by localized trauma or inflammation, excessive tooth eruption, or osteitis deformans, or may occur idiopathically.
Synonym(s): cementum hyperplasia, excementosis.
[hyper- + L. caementum, a rough quarry stone, + -osis, condition]

hypercementosis (hī´purse´men-tō´sis),

n an excessive formation of cementum on the roots of one or more teeth.
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Hypercementosis.

hypercementosis

abnormal thickening of the cement of the teeth; may affect a few or most of the teeth; often associated with inflammation of the dental root.
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