root of tooth

root of tooth

[TA]
that part of a tooth below the neck, covered by cementum rather than enamel, and attached by the periodontal ligament to the alveolar bone.
Synonym(s): radix dentis [TA], root (2) [TA], radix (2)

root of tooth

(rūt tūth) [TA]
That part of a tooth below the neck, covered by cementum rather than enamel, and attached by the periodontal ligament to the alveolar bone.
Synonym(s): radix (2) [TA] , root (2) .

root of tooth

(rūt tūth) [TA]
That part of a tooth below its neck, covered by cementum rather than enamel, and attached by periodontal ligament to alveolar bone.
Synonym(s): root (2) [TA] .
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In the evaluation of earlier radiographs taken just after the trauma, external resorption associated with an ectopic maxillary canine was noted in the middle third of the root of tooth 22 (Figure-1A, 1B)
The sliding pedicle graft procedure was performed to cover the root of tooth no 25.