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ameloblast

 [ah-mel´o-blast]
a cell that takes part in forming dental enamel.
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am·e·lo·blast

(am'ĕ-lō-blast),
One of the columnar epithelial cells of the inner layer of the enamel organ of a developing tooth, involved with the formation of enamel matrix.
[Early E. amel, enamel, + G. blastos, germ]
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ameloblast

A columnar epithelial cell that secretes tooth enamel, which has tapering apical surfaces and Tomes processes and which is embedded in the enamel matrix of the tooth.
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am·e·lo·blast

(am'ěl'ō-blast)
One of the columnar epithelial cells of the inner layer of the enamel organ of a developing tooth, concerned with the formation of enamel.
[Early E. amel, enamel, + G. blastos, germ]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

am·e·lo·blast

(am'ěl'ō-blast)
One of the columnar epithelial cells of the inner layer of the enamel organ of a developing tooth, involved with the formation of enamel matrix.
Synonym(s): enamel cell, enameloblast.
[Early E. amel, enamel, + G. blastos, germ]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012