Tomes's fiber

noun
variants: or Tomes's fibril \ˈtōmzə̇z-​ \

Definition of Tomes's fiber 

: one of the fibers extending from the odontoblasts into the dental canals : a dentinal fiber

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History and Etymology for Tomes's fiber

after Sir John Tomes †1895 English dental surgeon

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