Definition of pulp cavity in English:

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pulp cavity

Pronunciation: /pəlp ˈkavədē/

noun

The space in the interior of a tooth that contains the pulp.
Example sentences
  • 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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