hyaline layer of Hopewell-Smith

hyaline layer of Hopewell-Smith

(hōp'wel smith),
a thin layer of enamellike material located between the cementum and dentin of the root of a tooth; this layer, elaborated by the inner enamel epithelial layer of the Hertwig epithelial root sheet, is believed to facilitate the adhesion of cementum to dentin.