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odontoblast

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noun odon·to·blast \ō-ˈdän-tə-ˌblast\

Definition of odontoblast

  1. :  any of the elongated radially arranged cells on the surface of the dental pulp that secrete dentin

odon·to·blas·tic play \-ˌdän-tə-ˈblas-tik\ adjective


Origin of odontoblast

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1878


Medical Dictionary

odontoblast

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noun odon·to·blast \ō-ˈdänt-ə-ˌblast\

Medical Definition of odontoblast

  1. :  one of the elongated radially arranged outer cells of the dental pulp that secrete dentin

  2. odon·to·blas·tic \-ˌdänt-ə-ˈblas-tik\play adjective




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