cementoid

cementoid

(sē″mĕn′toyd) [″ + Gr. eidos, form, shape]
The noncalcified matrix of cementum.

cementoid (səmen´toid),

n the cementum matrix produced by the cementoblasts, which forms the most recent uncalcified layer covering the surface of cementum.
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Less commonly, the woven bone may be deposited either in sclerotic, interconnected lamellae, cementoid bodies, or in orderly and parallel spicules.
Of note, the basophilic cementoid bodies around the core of some of the bony trabeculae were surrounded by osteoblastic cells.
10) COFs contain thin bony trabeculae, ovoid cementoid deposits, a storiform stroma (which sometimes includes giant cells), a blood-free area defining the specimen's borders, and dense collagen fibers mixed with a cellular stroma.