Tomes' fiber

noun
\ ˈtōmz- How to pronounce Tomes' fiber (audio) \

Medical Definition of Tomes' fiber

: any of the fibers extending from the odontoblasts into the alveolar canals : a dentinal fiber

called also Tomes' process

Comments on Tomes' fiber

What made you want to look up Tomes' fiber? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

miscellaneous remnants or debris

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!