dental germ


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tooth bud

the primordial structures from which a tooth is formed; the enamel organ, the dental papilla, and the dental sac enclosing them.
Synonym(s): dental germ, tooth germ

dental germ

The embryonic structure that gives rise to the tooth. It consists of the enamel organ, dental papilla, and dental sac.
Synonym: tooth bud See: enamel organ
See also: germ

tooth bud

(tūth bŭd)
Primordial structures from which a tooth is formed: enamel organ, dental papilla, and dental sac enclosing them.
Synonym(s): dental germ, tooth germ.