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Related to tooth germ: bell stage, Hertwig's epithelial root sheath, tooth buds
the primordial structures from which a tooth is formed; the enamel organ, the dental papilla, and the dental sac enclosing them.
a primitive cell in the embryo that is the precursor of a tooth.
tooth germ(tūth jĕrm)
The enamel organ and dental papilla, constituting the developing tooth.