root end cyst


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ap·i·cal per·i·o·don·tal cyst

an inflammatory odontogenic cyst derived histogenetically from Malassez epithelial rests surrounding the root apex of a nonvital tooth.

root end cyst

ap·i·cal per·i·o·don·tal cyst

(ap'i-kăl per'ē-ō-don'tăl sist)
Inflammatory odontogenic cyst derived histogenetically from Malassez epithelial rests surrounding root apex of a nonvital tooth.
Synonym(s): periapical cyst, radicular cyst, root end cyst.