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pulp cavity

noun, Dentistry.
the entire space occupied by pulp, composed of the root canal and pulp chamber.
Origin of pulp cavity
First recorded in 1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • In this way the new tooth comes to lie in the pulp cavity of the old one.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
  • Each denticle contains a pulp cavity from which a number of minute tubes radiate outwards.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
pulp cavity in Medicine

pulp cavity n.
The central hollow of a tooth containing the dental pulp and including the root canal.

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