odontoblast
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1878 any of the elongated radially arranged cells on the surface of the dental pulp that secrete dentin • odontoblastic adjective

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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

  • odontoblast — [ō dänt′ō blast΄] n. [ ODONTO + BLAST] any of the cells forming the outer surface of the pulp of a tooth and secreting a substance which develops into dentin odontoblastic adj …   English World dictionary

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  • odontoblast — noun A cell on the outer surface of dental pulp that produces tooth dentin …   Wiktionary

  • odontoblast — One of the dentin forming cells, derived from mesenchyme of neural crest origin, lining the pulp cavity of a tooth; odontoblasts are arranged in a peripheral layer in the dental pulp, each with an odontoblastic …   Medical dictionary

  • Odontoblast — Odon|to|blạst 〈m. 16; Med.; meist Pl.〉 Bindegewebszelle im Zahn, die das Zahnbein produziert [<Odonto... + grch. blastos „Keim, Spross“] * * * Odon|to|blạst, der; en, en [zu griech. blastós = Spross, Trieb] (Med., Biol.): Zelle, in der das… …   Universal-Lexikon

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