apical dental foramen


The opening at the apex of the root of a tooth through which the nerves and blood vessels pass.

Nearby words

  1. apian,
  2. apiarian,
  3. apiarist,
  4. apiary,
  5. apical,
  6. apical dominance,
  7. apical gland,
  8. apical granuloma,
  9. apical meristem,
  10. apical pneumonia

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