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  1. Tooth resorption

    Tooth resorption is a process by which all or part of a tooth structure is lost due to activation of the body's innate capacity to remove mineralized tissue, as mediated via cells such as osteoclasts. Types include external resorption and internal resorption. It can be due to trauma, infection, or hyperplasia.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Tooth Resorption

    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)


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tooth resorption in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tooth resorption in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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