Root of a tooth

(Anat.) the part of a tooth contained in the socket and consisting of one or more fangs.

See also: Root

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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placement of the root of a tooth from its normal alignment with the crown which may be a conC...
ment of the root of a tooth from its normal alignment with the crown which may be a consequence of injury during tooth development.
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