odontoclast

noun

odon·​to·​clast -ˌklast How to pronounce odontoclast (audio)
: one of the large multinucleate cells that are active during the absorption of the roots of the milk teeth

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“Odontoclast.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/odontoclast. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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