cementum
Noun

cementum (uncountable)

  1. (anatomy, dentistry) A bony substance that covers the root of a tooth; cement.
    • 2005, Herbert F. Wolf, Klaus H. Rateitschak, Periodontology, page 14 ↗,
      From a purely anatomic standpoint, root cementum is part of the tooth, but also part of the periodontium.
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