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Pronunciation: sē-men′tō-blas-tō′mă

Definition: A benign odontogenic tumor of functional cementoblasts; it appears as a mixed radiolucent-radiopaque lesion attached to a tooth root and may cause expansion of the bone cortex or be associated with pain.

Synonym(s): benign cementoblastoma, true cementoma

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