Odontoplast O*don"to*plast, n. [Odonto- + Gr. pla`ssein to form, mold.] (Anat.) An odontoblast. [1913 Webster]

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  • Odontoblast — O*don to*blast, n. [Odonto + blast.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) One of the more or less columnar cells on the outer surface of the pulp of a tooth; an odontoplast. They are supposed to be connected with the formation of dentine. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -plast — ˌplast, aa(ə)st, aist noun combining form ( s) Etymology: Middle French plaste, from Late Latin plastus, from Greek plastos, from plastos formed, molded 1. a. : thing made gypsoplast …   Useful english dictionary

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