Owen, Sir Richard

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Owen,

Sir Richard, English anatomist, 1804-1892.
contour lines of Owen - Synonym(s): Owen lines
interglobular space of Owen - one of a number of irregularly branched spaces near the periphery of the dentin of the crown of a tooth.
Owen lines - accentuated incremental lines in the dentin thought to be due to disturbances in the mineralization process. Synonym(s): contour lines of Owen