cementocyte

cementocyte

 [se-men´to-sīt]
a cell found in lacunae of cellular cementum, frequently having long processes radiating from the cell body toward the periodontal surface of the cementum.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ce·ment·o·cyte

(sē-men'tō-sīt),
An osteocytelike cell with numerous processes, trapped in a lacuna in the cement of the tooth.
[L. cementum, cement, + G. kytos, cell]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ce·ment·o·cyte

(sĕ-men'tō-sīt)
An osteocytelike cell with numerous processes, trapped in a lacuna in the cementum of the tooth.
[L. cementum, cement, + G. kytos, cell]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cementocyte

A cell found in the tiny spaces (lacunae) in the CEMENTUM and having processes radiating into the cementum CANALICULI.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

ce·ment·o·cyte

(sĕ-men'tō-sīt)
An osteocytelike cell with numerous processes, trapped in a lacuna in the cement of the tooth.
[L. cementum, cement, + G. kytos, cell]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Caption: Figure 3: (a) H&E 10x view shows proliferation of cementocytes. (b) H&E 40x view shows basophilic reversal lines.
Sclerostin is encoded by SOST gene and mainly expressed and secreted by osteocytes and other terminally differentiated cells embedded within mineralized matrix, such as osteocytes, chondrocytes, and cementocytes [4].