cementoclast

ce·ment·o·clast

(sē-men'tō-klast),
One of the multinucleated giant cells, similar or identical to osteoclasts, and are associated with the resorption of cementum.
[L. cementum, cement, + G. klastos, broken]

ce·ment·o·clast

(sĕ-men'tō-klast)
One of the multinucleated giant cells, identical with osteoclasts, which are associated with the resorption of cementum.
[L. cementum, cement, + G. klastos, broken]

ce·ment·o·clast

(sĕ-men'tō-klast)
One of the multinucleated giant cells, similar or identical to osteoclasts, which are associated with the resorption of cementum.
[L. cementum, cement, + G. klastos, broken]
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In addition to cementoblasts, cementoclasts are enclosed within the hard tissue or around the periphery of trabeculae.
The potential sources of IL-1[beta] during tooth movement include cells such as fibroblasts, macrophages, cementoblasts, cementoclasts, osteoblasts, and osteoclasts [4].
Cementoclasts, which mediate cement resorption through an acidization/degradation-associated pathway, are similar to osteoclasts in morphology, activity, functions, and features (Matsumoto 1994).