dental tubules


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den·ti·nal tu·bules

minute, wavy, branching tubes or canals in the dentin; they contain the long cytoplasmic processes of odontoblasts and extend radially from the pulp to the dentoenamel and dentocemental junctions.

dental tubules

minute channels in dentin, extending from the pulp cavity to the cementum and enamel.

den·ti·nal tu·bules

(den'ti-năl tū'byūlz)
Minute, wavy, branching tubes or canals in the dentin; they contain the long cytoplasmic processes of odontoblasts and extend radially from the pulp to the dentoenamel and dentocemental junctions.
Synonym(s): dental tubules, dentinal canals.