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odontoblast

[oh-don-tuh-blast] /oʊˈdɒn təˌblæst/
noun, Anatomy.
1.
one of a layer of cells lining the pulp cavity of a tooth, from which dentin is formed.
Origin of odontoblast
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80; odonto- + -blast
Related forms
odontoblastic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for odontoblast

odontoblast

/ɒˈdɒntəˌblæst/
noun
1.
any of a layer of cells lining the pulp cavity of a tooth and giving rise to the dentine
Derived Forms
odontoblastic, adjective
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odontoblast in Medicine

odontoblast o·don·to·blast (ō-dŏn'tə-blāst')
n.
One of the cells forming the outer surface of dental pulp that produces tooth dentin.


o·don'to·blas'tic adj.
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