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pulp cavity

noun Dentistry.
  1. the entire space occupied by pulp, composed of the root canal and pulp chamber.
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Origin of pulp cavity

First recorded in 1830–40
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Historical Examples of pulp cavity

  • The opening of the pulp-cavity is then reduced to a minute perforation at the base of each root.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton

    Sidney H. Reynolds

  • Completely formed human incisor, with pulp-cavity contracted to a small aperture at the end of the root.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton

    Sidney H. Reynolds

  • Human incisor during development with root imperfectly formed, and pulp-cavity widely open at base.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton

    Sidney H. Reynolds

  • In some cases, under tin, the pulp gradually recedes, and the pulp-cavity is obliterated by secondary dentin.


pulp cavity in Medicine

pulp cavity

n.
  1. The central hollow of a tooth containing the dental pulp and including the root canal.
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