dental sac


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den·tal sac

the outer investment of ectomesenchymal tissue surrounding a developing tooth; involved in formation of the periodontal ligament, alveolus, and cementum.
See also: dental follicle.

den·tal sac

(den'tăl sak)
The outer connective tissue envelope surrounding a developing tooth; also applied to the mesenchymal concentration that is the primordium of the sac.
See also: dental follicle

den·tal sac

(den'tăl sak)
Outer investment of ectomesenchymal tissue surrounding a developing tooth; involved in formation of periodontal ligament, alveolus, and cementum.