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pulp

 [pulp]
any soft, juicy animal or vegetable tissue. adj., adj pul´pal.
dental pulp the richly vascularized and innervated connective tissue inside the pulp cavity of a tooth.
digital pulp a cushion of soft tissue on the palmar or plantar surface of the distal phalanx of a finger or toe.
pulp test a diagnostic test to determine whether the pulp of a tooth is vital (alive) or nonvital (dead); called also pulp vitality test.
red pulp (splenic pulp) the dark reddish brown substance filling the interspaces of the splenic sinuses.
tooth pulp dental pulp.
pulp vitality test pulp test.
white pulp sheaths of lymphatic tissue surrounding the arteries of the spleen.

den·tal pulp

[TA]
the soft tissue within the pulp cavity, consisting of connective tissue containing blood vessels, nerves, and lymphatics, and at the periphery a layer of odontoblasts capable of internal deposition and repair of the dentin.
Synonym(s): pulpa dentis [TA], dentinal pulp, pulp (2) , tooth pulp

den·tal pulp

(den'tăl pŭlp) [TA]
The soft tissue within the pulp cavity, consisting of connective tissue containing blood vessels, nerves, and lymphatics, and at the periphery a layer of odontoblasts capable of internal repair of the dentin.
Synonym(s): pulp (2) , tooth pulp.

den·tal pulp

(den'tăl pŭlp) [TA]
Soft tissue within pulp cavity, consisting of connective tissue containing blood vessels, nerves, and lymphatics, and at the periphery, layer of odontoblasts capable of internal deposition and repair of the dentin.
Synonym(s): dentinal pulp, tooth pulp.