TITLE

root

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1924
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "root" is presented. It refers to the underground part of a plant, the proximal end of a nerve and a portion of an organ implanted in tissues. It also refers to the part of the human tooth covered by cementum.
ACCESSION #
21244439

 

Related Articles

  • cementum. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p154 

    A definition of the term "cementum" is presented. It refers to the bone-like tissue surrounding the root of a tooth.

  • reattachment.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1857 

    A definition of the term "reattachment" is presented. In dentistry, it refers to the recementing of a dental crown, or re-embedding of a periodontal ligament fibers into the cementum of a tooth. "Reattachment" also refers to the rejoining of a body part, which has been separated in an accident.

  • Texture-induced vibrations in the forearm during tactile exploration. Delhaye, Benoit; Hayward, Vincent; Lefèvre, Philippe; Thonnard, Jean-Louis // Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience;Jul2012, Vol. 6, p1 

    Humans can detect and discriminate between fine variations of surface roughness using active touch. It is hitherto believed that roughness perception is mediated mostly by cutaneous and subcutaneous afferents located in the fingertips. However, recent findings have shown that following...

  • peridentium.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1746 

    A definition of the term "peridentium," which refers to periodontium, is presented.

  • VITAL STAINING OF GROWING BONES AND TEETH WITH ALIZARINE RED S. SCHOUR, I.; HOFFMAN, M. M.; SARNAT, B. G.; ENGEL, M. B. // Journal of Dental Research;Oct1941, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p411 

    The article discusses vital staining of growing bones and teeth with alizarine Red S. The authors examine the use of alizarine Red S as a vital dye, which is common because it produces a sharp line in incremental zones of dentin, cementum, and bone that are calcifying. The chemistry of the...

  • THE LOCATION OF THE ZONE OF DISINTEGRATING EPITHELIAL ATTACHMENT CUTICLE. BASS, CHARLES C.; FULLMER, HAROLD M. // Journal of Dental Research;Oct1948, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p623 

    The article presents a study which examined the location of the zone of the disintegrating epithelial attachment cuticle, focusing on its relation to the cemento-enamel junction and the outer border of periodontal fibers. The preparation method used for specimens tested is reviewed. The author...

  • Cementum Made More Visual. Shukla, Deepika; Vinuth, D. P.; Sowmya, S. V.; Jeevan, M. B.; Kale, Alka D.; Hallikerimath, Seema // Journal of Forensic Odonto-Stomatology;Jul2012, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p29 

    Dental cementum is a specialized calcified structure covering the root of a tooth. This study aims to investigate cementum using various stains which can be exceedingly useful in investigation, observation and diagnosis. 4µm sections of 25 extracted normal teeth, 25 cases of various cemental...

  • A Technique for the Removal of Junctional Epithelium from the Epithelial Attachment. BUCEIHANAN, WILLIAM; BERNARD, GEORGE W. // Journal of Dental Research;Sep/Oct1978, Vol. 57 Issue 9/10, p895 

    A technique utilizing sodium deoxycholate to remove junctional epithelial cells from the epithelial attachment zone is described. Light and electron micrographs show a similarity in size and appearance between the extracellular attachment substance in controls and the extra-cellular substance...

  • Correcting the frenal pull and increasing the width of keratinized mucosa around endosseous implants using denudation procedure. Jun-Beom Park // Indian Journal of Dental Research;Oct2008, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p362 

    The frenum exerts a pull upon the tissue and can lead to the continuation of the lesion, and the keratinized tissue provides increased resistance to the periodontium. Various techniques have been used to deepen the vestibule and increase the keratinized mucosa. However, there is no case report...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics