Medical Dictionary

Korff's fiber


Korff's fiber

noun \ˈkrfs-\

Definition of KORFF'S FIBER

:  any of the thick argyrophilic fibers in the developing tooth that arise from the dental papilla, pass between the cells of the odontoblast layer, and form the matrix of the dentin—called also von Korff fiber

Biographical Note for KORFF'S FIBER

Korff, Karl von 20th-century German anatomist and histologist.
March 02, 2015
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Having a changeable luster or color
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