excementosis


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ex·ce·men·to·sis

(ek'sē-men-tō'sis),
A nodular outgrowth of cementum on the root surface of a tooth.

ex·ce·men·to·sis

(ek'sē-men-tō'sis)
A nodular outgrowth of cementum on the root surface of a tooth.

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]