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odontoblast

Syllabification: o·don·to·blast
Pronunciation: /ōˈdän(t)əˌblast
 
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Definition of odontoblast in English:

noun

Anatomy
A cell in the pulp of a tooth that produces dentin.
Example sentences
  • 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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