dental papilla

noun

Medical Definition of dental papilla

: the mass of mesenchyme that occupies the cavity of each enamel organ and gives rise to the dentin and the pulp of the tooth

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“Dental papilla.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dental%20papilla. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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