"Tooth Resorption" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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)
- Tooth Resorption
- Resorption, Tooth
- Resorptions, Tooth
- Tooth Resorptions
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