incremental line


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incremental line

[ing′krəmen′təl]
1 one of a series of lines showing successive layers deposited in a tissue.
2 a very fine line of cementum that follows the contours of a tooth.

incremental line

Any of the lines seen in a microscopic section of tooth enamel. They mark the sequential layers of added enamel, similar to the growth lines in a tree.
See also: line
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