Definition of odontoblast in English:


Syllabification: o·don·to·blast
Pronunciation: /ōˈdäntəˌblast


  • A cell in the pulp of a tooth that produces dentin.
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    • At the pulp end of dentinal tubules is a layer of cells called odontoblasts.
    • Thus, it seems unlikely that collagen was produced from pulp odontoblasts as in teeth.
    • These cells include the dentine-producing odontoblasts of the cone.

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