incremental lines

in·cre·men·tal lines

1. in the enamel, calcification lines of Retzius;
2. in the dentin, Owen lines or imbrication lines of von Ebner.

in·cre·men·tal lines

(inkrĕ-mentăl līnz)
1. In dental enamel, calcification lines of Retzius.
2. In dentin, Owen lines or imbrication lines of von Ebner.
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"Apart from rings, and bands, the demand for platinum men's jewellery has been growing consistently, making it one of our incremental lines of business today.
The perikymata are the externalizations of enamel incremental lines (striae of Retzius) (Simmer & Hu), which are nothing more than lines that show the constant apposition of the enamel during its secretion process (Fig.
These incremental lines spaced effectively through this short lyric have a powerful insistence.

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