Entry from US English dictionary
The space in the interior of a tooth that contains the pulp.
- The pulp cavity contains nerves and blood vessels, which nourish the tooth.
- The typical tooth consists of a pulp cavity surrounded by a dentine shaft.
- There is no dentine infolding into the pulp cavity, however.
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Syllabification: pulp cav·i·ty
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