root of tooth

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root of tooth

[TA]
that part of a tooth below the neck, covered by cementum rather than enamel, and attached by the periodontal ligament to the alveolar bone.
Synonym(s): radix dentis [TA], root (2) [TA], radix (2)

root of tooth

(rūt tūth) [TA]
That part of a tooth below the neck, covered by cementum rather than enamel, and attached by the periodontal ligament to the alveolar bone.
Synonym(s): radix (2) [TA] , root (2) .

root of tooth

(rūt tūth) [TA]
That part of a tooth below its neck, covered by cementum rather than enamel, and attached by periodontal ligament to alveolar bone.
Synonym(s): root (2) [TA] .