dental tubules


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den·ti·nal tu·bules

minute, wavy, branching tubes or canals in the dentin; they contain the long cytoplasmic processes of odontoblasts and extend radially from the pulp to the dentoenamel and dentocemental junctions.

den·ti·nal tu·bules

(den'ti-năl tū'byūlz)
Minute, wavy, branching tubes or canals in the dentin; they contain the long cytoplasmic processes of odontoblasts and extend radially from the pulp to the dentoenamel and dentocemental junctions.
Synonym(s): dental tubules, dentinal canals.