Definition of odontoblast in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɒˈdɒntə(ʊ)blast/


A cell in the pulp of a tooth that produces dentine.
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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