- one of a layer of cells lining the pulp cavity of a tooth, from which dentin is formed.
Origin of odontoblast
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- any of a layer of cells lining the pulp cavity of a tooth and giving rise to the dentine
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- One of the cells forming the outer surface of dental pulp that produces tooth dentin.
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