bell stage

bell stage

third stage of tooth development, wherein the cells form the inner enamel epithelium, the stratum intermedium, the stellate reticulum, and the outer enamel epithelium; the enamel organ assumes a bell shape.

bell stage

(bel stāj)
Third stage of tooth development, wherein cells form the inner enamel epithelium, the stratum intermedium, the stellate reticulum, and the outer enamel epithelium; the enamel organ assumes a bell shape.

bell stage,

n the developmental stage of tooth development during which the cup-shaped enamel organ is transformed into a bell-shaped structure. Fourth stage of odontogenesis, in which differentiation occurs to its furthest extent.

bell stage

the period when the cap of enamel organ on the developing tooth is converted to a bell shape in cross section.
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