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ce·men·tum

 (sĭ-mĕn′təm) also ce·ment (-mĕnt′)
n.
A bonelike substance covering the root of a tooth.

[New Latin, from Latin caementum, rough stone; see cement.]

cementum

(sɪˈmɛntəm)
n
(Anatomy) a thin bonelike tissue that covers the dentine in the root of a tooth
[C19: New Latin, from Latin: cement]

ce•men•tum

(sɪˈmɛn təm)

n.
the bonelike tissue that forms the outer surface of the root of a tooth.
[1605–15; < Latin, variant of caementum rough stone; see cement]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cementum - a specialized bony substance covering the root of a tooth
solid body substance - the solid parts of the body
tooth root, root - the part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as support
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