dentinal tubules

(redirected from dentinal canals)

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.

can·a·li·cu·li den·ta·les

(kan-ă-lik'yū-lī den-tā'lēs) [TA]
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 junction.
Synonym(s): dentinal canals, dentinal tubules.

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.

dentinal

pertaining to dentin.

dentinal fibers
fibers contained in predentin but displaced by dentin as it is deposited, the fibers leaving apical processes of odontocytes behind, contained in dentinal tubules through which nerves also pass; called also odontoblastic processes.
dentinal tubules
see dentinal fibers (above).