odontoblast


odon·to·blast

noun \ō-ˈdän-tə-ˌblast\

Definition of ODONTOBLAST

:  any of the elongated radially arranged cells on the surface of the dental pulp that secrete dentin
odon·to·blas·tic \-ˌdän-tə-ˈblas-tik\ adjective

Origin of ODONTOBLAST

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1878

odon·to·blast

noun \ō-ˈdänt-ə-ˌblast\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ODONTOBLAST

: one of the elongated radially arranged outer cells of the dental pulp that secrete dentin
odon·to·blas·tic \-ˌdänt-ə-ˈblas-tik\ adjective

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