dentinal lamina cyst


A small keratin-filled cyst that is derived from remnants of the dental lamina and usually appears in groups on the alveolar ridge of newborns.

Nearby words

  1. dentin,
  2. dentin dysplasia,
  3. dentinal,
  4. dentinal canal,
  5. dentinal dysplasia,
  6. dentinal papilla,
  7. dentinal sheath,
  8. dentinal tubule,
  9. dentinalgia,
  10. dentine

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