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[L. caementum, cementum, rough-cut stone, rubble (for making concrete)]
1. Any material that hardens into a firm mass when prepared appropriately. 2. To cause two objects to stick together, as in using an adhesive to join a gold inlay to the cavity of a tooth and to insulate the pulp from metallic fillings. 3. The material used to make one substance adhere to another. SEE: cementum
Venes, Donald, editor. "Cement." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741011/all/zinc_polycarboxylate_cement.
Cement. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741011/all/zinc_polycarboxylate_cement. Accessed December 9, 2019.
Cement. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741011/all/zinc_polycarboxylate_cement
Cement [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 09]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741011/all/zinc_polycarboxylate_cement.
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