Nasmyth's membrane

noun

Na·​smyth's membrane ˈnā-smiths- How to pronounce Nasmyth's membrane (audio)
: the thin cuticular remains of the enamel organ which surrounds the enamel of a tooth during its fetal development and for a brief period after birth

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“Nasmyth's membrane.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Nasmyth%27s%20membrane. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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