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ac·ces·so·ry ca·nal

in the tooth, a channel leading from the root pulp laterally through the dentin to the periodontal tissue; may be found anywhere in the tooth root but is more common in the apical third of the root.
Synonym(s): lateral canal
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ac·ces·so·ry ca·nal

(ak-sesŏr-ē kă-nal)
In the tooth, channel leading from the root pulp laterally through dentin to the periodontal tissue; may be found anywhere in the tooth root but is more common in apical third of the root.
Synonym(s): lateral canal.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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