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Disease Tooth Resorption

Name Tooth Resorption
Synonyms Resorptions, Tooth | Resorption, Tooth | Tooth Resorptions
Definition Resorption of calcified dental tissue, involving demineralization due to reversal of the cation exchange and lacunar resorption by osteoclasts. There are two types: external (as a result of tooth pathology) and internal (apparently initiated by a peculiar inflammatory hyperplasia of the pulp). (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p676)
Categories Mouth disease
MeSH® ID D014091
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Tooth Resorption
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