Owen lines

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Related to contour lines of Owen: Perikymata, Striae of Retzius, incremental lines of von Ebner

Ow·en lines

(ō'wĕn),
accentuated incremental lines in the dentin thought to be due to disturbances in the mineralization process.

Ow·en lines

(ōĕn līnz)
Accentuated incremental lines in the dentin thought to be due to disturbances in the mineralization process.

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

Ow·en lines

(ōĕn līnz)
Accentuated incremental lines in dentin thought to be due to disturbances in mineralization.