Hunter-Schreger bands


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Hun·ter-Schre·ger bands

(hŭn'tĕr shrā'gĕr),
alternating light and dark lines seen in enamel of the tooth that begin at the dentoenamel junction and end before they reach the enamel surface; they may represent areas of enamel rods cut in cross-sections dispersed between areas of rods cut longitudinally.

Hunter,

John, Scottish surgeon, anatomist, physiologist, and pathologist, 1728-1793.
Hunter canal - the space in the middle third of the thigh that gives passage to the femoral vessels and saphenous nerve. Synonym(s): adductor canal
Hunter gubernaculum - an obsolete term for gubernaculum testis.
hunterian chancre - chancre resulting from syphilis.
hunterian perforator
Hunter operation - ligation of the artery proximal and distal to an aneurysm.
Hunter-Schreger bands - alternating light and dark lines seen in dental enamel. Synonym(s): Hunter-Schreger lines; Schreger lines
Hunter-Schreger lines - Synonym(s): Hunter-Schreger bands

Schreger,

Christian H.T., German anatomist and chemist, 1768-1833.
Hunter-Schreger bands - see under Hunter, John
Hunter-Schreger lines - Synonym(s): Hunter-Schreger bands
Schreger lines - Synonym(s): Hunter-Schreger bands

Hun·ter-Schre·ger bands

(hŭn'tĕr shrā'gĕr bandz)
Alternating light and dark lines seen in tooth enamel that begin at the dentoenamel junction and end before they reach enamel surface; may represent areas of enamel rods cut in cross-sections dispersed between areas of rods cut longitudinally.