odontoclast


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odontoclast

 [o-don´to-klast]
cementoclast.

o·don·to·clast

(ō-don'tō-klast),
One of the cells believed to produce resorption of the roots of the deciduous teeth.
[odonto- + G. klastos, broken]

odontoclast

/odon·to·clast/ (o-don´to-klast) an osteoclast associated with absorption of the roots of deciduous teeth.

o·don·to·clast

(ō-don'tō-klast)
One of the osteoclastic cells believed to produce resorption of the roots of the deciduous teeth.
[odonto- + G. klastos, broken]

o·don·to·clast

(ō-don'tō-klast)
One of the cells believed to produce resorption of roots of deciduous teeth.
[odonto- + G. klastos, broken]

odontoclast

an osteoclast associated with absorption of the roots of deciduous teeth.
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In apical areas of Groups I and II, inflammatory alterations of the pulp were observed, such as the presence of mononuclear inflammatory cells, odontoclasts in resorption lacunae on the inner surface (Figure 1B) and variations in the odonto-blast layer that shows disorganization.
Differentiation and functions of osteoclasts and odontoclasts in mineralized tissue resorption.
Microscopic examination reveals odontoclasts in areas of active destruction.