enamel pearl


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e·nam·el·o·ma

(ē-nam-ĕl-ō'mă),
A developmental anomaly in which there is a small nodule of enamel below the cementoenamel junction, usually at the bifurcation of molar teeth.

e·nam·el·o·ma

, enamel pearl (ĕ-nam'ĕl-ō'mă, ĕ-nam'ĕl pĕrl)
A developmental anomaly in which there is a small nodule of enamel below the cementoenamel junction, usually at the bifurcation of molar teeth.

e·nam·el·o·ma

(ĕ-nam'ĕl-ō'mă)
Developmental anomaly with small nodule of enamel below cementoenamel junction, usually at bifurcation of molar teeth.
Synonym(s): enamel drop, enamel nodule, enamel pearl, pearl.

pearl

1. a small medicated granule, or a glass globule with a single dose of volatile medicine, as amyl nitrite.
2. a rounded mass of tough sputum, as seen in the early stages of an attack of bronchial asthma.

pearl disease
calcification of the nodular lesions of pleural tuberculosis in cattle.
enamel pearl
small rounded masses of enamel adherent to the dentine of a tooth.
epidermic p's
rounded concentric masses of epithelial cells found in certain papillomas and epitheliomas and as epithelial remnants of the dental lamina in the gingiva and jaws where they may give rise to cysts and tumors. Called also epithelial pearls.
epithelial p's
see epidermic pearls (above).
pearl millet
see pennisetumamericanum.
squamous pearl
see horn pearls.