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Dental Cementum MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Dental Cementum
Tree Number(s)
A14.549.167.646.267
A14.549.167.900.250
Unique ID
D003739
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003739
Scope Note
The bonelike rigid connective tissue covering the root of a tooth from the cementoenamel junction to the apex and lining the apex of the root canal, also assisting in tooth support by serving as attachment structures for the periodontal ligament. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
Entry Version
DENT CEMENTUM
Entry Term(s)
Cementoblast
Cementoblasts
Cementum
Cementum, Dental
See Also
Cementogenesis
Entry Combination
growth & development:Cementogenesis
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Dental Cementum Preferred
Cementoblasts Narrower
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