enamel tuft


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e·nam·el tuft

a group of structures representing defects in tooth mineralization that extend from the dentinoenamel junction into the enamel to about one half its thickness.

enamel tuft

An abnormal structure formed in the development of enamel, consisting of poorly calcified twisted rods.
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e·nam·el tuft

(ĕ-namĕl tŭft)
Structure represents defects in tooth mineralization that extend from dentinoenamel junction into enamel to about half its thickness.
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