[ oh-don-tuh-blast ]
/ oʊˈdɒn təˌblæst /
one of a layer of cells lining the pulp cavity of a tooth, from which dentin is formed.
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OTHER WORDS FROM odontoblasto·don·to·blas·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for odontoblast
/ (ɒˈdɒntəˌblæst) /
any of a layer of cells lining the pulp cavity of a tooth and giving rise to the dentine
Derived forms of odontoblastodontoblastic, adjective
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Medical definitions for odontoblast
[ ō-dŏn′tə-blăst′ ]
One of the cells forming the outer surface of dental pulp that produces tooth dentin.
Other words from odontoblasto•don′to•blas′tic adj.
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