incremental lines

noun plural

: lines seen in a tooth in section showing the periodic depositions of dentin, enamel, and cementum occurring during the tooth's growth

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“Incremental lines.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/incremental%20lines. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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