1. cementum

noun. a specialized bony substance covering the root of a tooth.


  • cement
  • root
  • solid body substance


  • unbind
  • descendant
  • destabilize
  • destabilise

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Sentences with cementum

1. Noun, singular or mass
The rest of the tooth is covered by cementum which is a bone-like tissue that forms the outer surface of the tooth.

2. Adjective
Enamel or cementum loss with dentin exposure is the underlying cause of DH, which occurs most commonly in adults aged 20 to 40.