vital pulp

n.

Living dental pulp that responds to electric and thermal stimulation.

Nearby words

  1. vital,
  2. vital capacity,
  3. vital force,
  4. vital function,
  5. vital index,
  6. vital red,
  7. vital signs,
  8. vital stain,
  9. vital staining,
  10. vital statistics


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