dental sac

n.

The envelope of connective tissue surrounding a developing tooth.

Nearby words

  1. dental plaque,
  2. dental plate,
  3. dental polyp,
  4. dental pulp,
  5. dental ridge,
  6. dental surgeon,
  7. dental syringe,
  8. dental technician,
  9. dentalgia,
  10. dentalium


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